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Northeastern University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $30,309 $31,899 $33,721 $35,362 4.9%
Books and supplies $900 $900 $900 $1,000 11.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $10,970 $11,420 $11,940 $12,350 3.4%
Other $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $10,180 $10,970 $11,940 $12,350 3.4%
Other $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 $1,800 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $4,950 $4,950 $4,950 $4,950 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $43,979 $46,019 $48,361 $50,512 4.4%
Off Campus $43,189 $45,569 $48,361 $50,512 4.4%
Off Campus with Family $36,159 $37,749 $39,571 $41,312 4.4%

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Map of Northeastern University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $70
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 34,010 15,524 18,486
Percent admitted 41% 42% 40%
Percent admitted who enrolled 20% 22% 19%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2,132 75%
ACT 730 26%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 580 670
SAT Math 620 700
SAT Writing 580 670
ACT Composite 27 31

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1940 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 6/30/1964 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1969 -   Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist 1/1/1930 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 5/1/1981 - 5/1/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 5/1/1981 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 5/1/2006 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 10/9/2004 -   Accredited
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the certificate, master's, or doctoral degree level 5/1/1962 -   Accredited