Northeastern University
#301 Overall Influence

Northeastern University

Private university in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Northeastern University Rankings

Northeastern University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in Boston. The university has satellite campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina; Seattle, Washington; San Jose, California; San Francisco, California; Toronto, Vancouver, and Portland, Maine that exclusively offer graduate degrees. In 2019, Northeastern purchased the New College of the Humanities in London, England. The university’s enrollment is approximately 18,000 undergraduate students and 8,000 graduate students. It is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity”.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

62,272

Acceptance

19%

Graduation Rate

86%

Median SAT Score

1450

Median ACT Score

33

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$50,450

Fees (in-state)

$1,072

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$12,168
30K-48K$14,186
48K-75K$18,627
75K-110K$27,272
110K+$44,248

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

16k per 100k

Violent Crime

1k per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

22k per 100k

Violent Crime

7k 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

#43 World Rank #36 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#111 World Rank #64 USA Rank
Computer Science
#129 World Rank #75 USA Rank
Engineering
#107 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Nursing
#308 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Mathematics
#156 World Rank #117 USA Rank
Business
#278 World Rank #124 USA Rank
Sociology
#382 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Physics
#237 World Rank #131 USA Rank
Education
#217 World Rank #134 USA Rank
Social Work
#307 World Rank #138 USA Rank
Biology
#370 World Rank #140 USA Rank
Chemistry
#194 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Communications
#285 World Rank #150 USA Rank
Law
#273 World Rank #152 USA Rank
Political Science
#297 World Rank #156 USA Rank
Psychology
#438 World Rank #168 USA Rank
Economics
#363 World Rank #174 USA Rank
Medical
#498 World Rank #275 USA Rank
History
#835 World Rank #321 USA Rank
Literature
#940 World Rank #382 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1321 World Rank #648 USA Rank
Religious Studies

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, Nursing, and Computer Science. Northeastern University’s most academically influential people include J. Keith Motley, Peter Agre, and Toby Huff.

J. Keith Motley
J. Keith Motley

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Peter Agre
Peter Agre

American chemist, recipient of Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Toby Huff

American sociologist

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Biz Stone
Biz Stone

American blogger; co-founder of Twitter

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Nat Hentoff
Nat Hentoff

American music critic

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Jewelle Gomez
Jewelle Gomez

American writer

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Joy Browne

American psychologist

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Barbara Kopple
Barbara Kopple

American film/documentary director

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Gregory Jarvis
Gregory Jarvis

American astronaut

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Lois Lerner
Lois Lerner

American attorney

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Jane Curtin
Jane Curtin

American comedian and actor

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Martín Espada
Martín Espada

Puerto Rican poet

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