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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Recommended
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$70
Undergrad Application Fee
$50
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
360 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115-5005
Phone: (617) 373-2000
General Site: www.northeastern.edu
Admissions: http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/admissions/index.html
Application: http://www.northeastern.edu/admissions/apply/index.html

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Caitlin from Australia
  • Jul-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Prepare for Boston weather! Dress warmly, it gets really cold. Be open about what classes you take and dabble in things that interest you, even when outside your major. There are so many opportunities available, so make sure to start looking at programs you may be interested in well in advance, or time will slip away from you. Northeastern has a huge array of study abroad programs, including the 'Dialogue of Civiliations' programs which are travel programs led by faculty members during the summer for students to get hands on experience in a foreign country studying relevant material. And don't forget co-ops, which can be done internationally! Northeastern will help you travel all around the world if you take the opportunities given.

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  • Megan
  • May-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Consider Northeastern if you want real-world experience. Don't come here if you're planning on just going to class and then going home. Come here if you want Co-Op, great classes, and want to get involved in student groups.

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  • Bailey from Queensbury, NY
  • May-02-2014 I am a current student here

    Go to office hours and talk to professors if you have a problem. Go to any and all athletic or other on-campus concert or event because these are a great way to relax and show school spirit. Don't get too stressed about your work and make sure you are getting enough rest.

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  • Frances from Long Island, NY
  • Apr-18-2014 I am a current student here

    -Think about/choose your classes ahead of time, and make 2 or 3 backup schedules in case your first choice doesn't work out -Make use of the gym, you'll never find one better -Use up all of your meal swipes at Outtakes as not to waste your parents' money/ have to run to the supermarket -Make sure you're not looking for the rah rah of a school with a football team, because there isn't one here/ NU lacks school spirit in a way -There seems to be an unspoken rule that everyone makes their freshman friends the first week of the year so put your best foot forward then, or you may end up lonely...this is when groups are formed

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