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Northeastern University Admissions Stats

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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

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

360 Huntington Ave Boston, MA 02115-5005
Phone: (617) 373-2000
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Northeastern University
  • Located in Boston, MA
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 29,519 students enrolled
  • 28% admitted
  • $40,780 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Yang from Boston, MA
  • Feb-01-2016 I am a current student here

    Coop programs provide me with precious chances to work in an American company, especially for an international student

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  • Daniel from Rockford, IL
  • Dec-27-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure to be involved in your school and your community. Northeastern has a focus on being a member of the global community and likes to see that same interest in prospective students.

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  • Laurie from Quincy, MA
  • Dec-01-2015 I am a current student here

    Make sure this is your decision. Friends, family and significant others are important and opinions matter, but you have to take the classes and do the work. Its $60K a year make sure you get all you can out of it and not waste anything.

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  • Nikolai from Rockland, ME
  • Nov-30-2015 I am a current student here

    They receive many applications, find a way to differentiate yourself. Let them know something that is distinctly you, whether it is a sport, work experience or volunteer experience.

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  • Anton from Peabody, MA
  • Jan-21-2015 I am a current student here

    Northeastern, like most other colleges, enjoys seeing examples of leadership. However, passion is just as important. Being able to show that you are passionate and determined to achieve what you wish is always a plus for Northeastern as the university can see you will be a worthwhile attendee.

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