Northeastern University

Northeastern University Ranking

country rank: 93
world rank: 164

University Overview

Northeastern University ranking was established in 1898 and is a non-profit private higher education college headquartered in the urban environment of Boston, Massachusetts (population range of 500,000-1,000,000). Burlington, Nahant, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Toronto, and Charlotte are all sites where this institution has a branch campus. Northeastern University (NU) ranking is a massive (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational US higher education college that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Northeastern University (NU) provides courses and services in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 122-year-old American higher-education college has a preferential admissions process focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. The enrollment rate ranges from 10% to 20%, rendering this US higher education institution extremely selective. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. NU also offers a library, accommodation, athletic equipment, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Northeastern University Ranking

University Identity

Name Northeastern University
Acronym NU
Founded 1898
Motto Lux, Veritas, Virtus Light, Truth, Courage
Colours Northeastern red, warm gray and black

University Location

Address 360 Huntington Avenue Boston 02115-5000 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (617) 373 2000
Fax +1
Other locations Burlington, Nahant, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Toronto, Charlotte

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 360 Huntington Avenue Boston 02115-5000 (617) 373 2200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Northeastern University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 527,386 physical volumes, 128,091 physical media, 123,499 digital/electronic medium and 397 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northeastern University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Northeastern University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 9,517 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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