The institution is an extremely selective school. The school receives roughly 54,000 applications every admission cycle. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 27 percent which is equal about 15,000 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the semester begins, only about 3,110 or 21 percent of the students who obtained acceptance letter from Northeastern University decide to attend. The school tends to have 46 percent of the applicants who applied are men compared to 53 percent who are women. When the term begins, about 51 percent of those accepted females enrolled at Northeastern University and 48 percent were males.

Northeastern University’s undergraduate application fee is $75. To apply to Northeastern University, you will need to have these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that applicants have the completion of college-preparatory program, Formal demonstration of competencies, and Secondary school rank. First-year students should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Northeastern University when filling out the application. Most often, an ACT score of 31 - 34 or a 1,440 - 1,540 SAT score is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2017 Admissions Cycle
Applications
54,209
Male 24,993
Female 29,216

 

Acceptance
14,876
Male 6,786
Female 8,090

 

Enrollment Total
3,108
Male 1,501
Female 1,607


Acceptance Rate
27.4%
Male
27.2%
Female
27.7%

 

Yield
20.9%
Male
22.1%
Female
19.9%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$75


Graduate

$75



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Formal demonstration of competencies
    Secondary school rank