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#284 Overall Influence

Northeastern University

Private university in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

From Wikipedia

Northeastern University is a private research university with its main campus in Boston. Established in 1898, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in Boston as well as satellite campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina; Seattle, Washington; San Jose, California; San Francisco, California; Portland, Maine; and Toronto and Vancouver in Canada. In 2019, Northeastern purchased the New College of the Humanities in London, England. The university's enrollment is approximately 19,000 undergraduate students and 8,600 graduate students. It is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". Undergraduate admission to the university is categorized as "most selective."

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

64,459

Acceptance

20%

Graduation Rate

90%

Median SAT Score

1465

Median ACT Score

33

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,360

Fees (in-state)

$1,092

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$10,239
30K - 48K$12,823
48K - 75K$17,692
75K - 110K$25,744
110K+$43,383

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$74,200

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

23K

Under-Grads

18K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

360 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02115-5005

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22 per 100K

Violent Crime

7 per 100K

What is Northeastern University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#140 World Rank
Business
#116 World Rank
Computer Science
#220 World Rank
Engineering
#327 World Rank
Biology
#192 World Rank
Law
#229 World Rank
Education
#287 World Rank
Philosophy
#240 World Rank
Political Science
#428 World Rank
Literature
#175 World Rank
Communications
#389 World Rank
Medical
#379 World Rank
Mathematics
#228 World Rank
Psychology
#29 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#315 World Rank
History
#163 World Rank
Sociology
#498 World Rank
Physics
#654 World Rank
Chemistry
#487 World Rank
Economics
#309 World Rank
Anthropology
#1153 World Rank
Religious Studies
#352 World Rank
Nursing
#193 World Rank
Social Work
#637 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are Northeastern University's Most influential alumni?

Northeastern University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Computer Science, and Business

Carlos Peña

American baseball player

Hans Baumann

American historian

Stephen McGowan

American businessman

Paul Parks

American civil engineer

Trevor Hale

Trevor Hale

Robert A. Brooks

American police officer

Edward J. Powers

American president and GM of the Boston Garden

Samuel Krafsur

American journalist

Jane Curtin

Jane Curtin

American comedian and actor

Eugene F. Lally

American engineer and photographer

Jeff Bornstein

American business executive and chief financial officer

Michael Slackman

American journalist