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It’s putting your education into action through immersive experiences that integrate the classroom with the real world. It’s “co-op” (cooperative education), global opportunities, service learning, and research. It’s the most powerful learning model.

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Our colleges are close-knit communities, each with their own approaches and programs offering an array of academic choices and interdisciplinary opportunities to prepare you for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment in a world that is constantly changing. For students undecided about their major, we offer the Explore Program for Undeclared Students to help you explore your passions and define your areas of interest.

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Nov 01
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Jan 01
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Academic Profile

Middle 50% Ranges For Fall 2017 Admitted Students
  • 4.0-4.4

    HS GPA

  • 32-34


  • 2150-2300

    CombinedSAT Score

  • 1400-1500

    Redesigned SAT*

*Redesigned SAT ranges are based on concordance for prior year scores.

Student Demographic Profile

  • States Represented: 49
  • Countries Represented: 122
  • International Students: 20%
  • Asian American students: 16%
  • Hispanic students: 10%
  • African American students: 6%
  • Native American students: <1%

Geographic Distribution of Freshman

  • New England: 20%
  • Mid-Atlantic: 28%
  • International: 17%
  • West: 15%
  • South: 10%
  • Midwest: 5%
  • Other (U.S. Territory/Other Country): 5%

Applying for Financial Aid

A top-tier education is an investment—and also one of the most important and rewarding decisions you and your family will ever make. At Northeastern, we work to keep the costs affordable, while offering the highest possible educational value.

To get started applying for financial aid, fill out a FAFSA application and the CSS PROFILE.

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Scholarships and Grants

At Northeastern, we recognize the achievements of our top students with a variety of scholarships. These students distinguish themselves as some of the nation’s top creative thinkers, intrepid entrepreneurs, and motivated researchers.

Visit the Northeastern University grants and scholarships page for more information on available scholarships and grants, as well as application information.

Some of our scholarships:

  • University Scholars Program
  • National Merit
  • National Hispanic Scholars
  • Northeastern Scholarship Programs
  • Torch Scholars
  • Boston Public High School Scholarship
  • Ujima Global Leaders


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Boston Weather

The weather in Boston is it’s own special charm.
Here’s a look at Boston by the season:

SUMMER: Temps: 70s–80s with a few inches of rainfall. Prepare for hot and humid days and cool nights.

FALL: Temps: 60s–70s in September down to 30s and 40s by November. The weather can be unpredictable, so layer up!

WINTER: Temps: 20–40 degrees. A thick pair of boots and warm winter coat will serve you well.

SPRING: Temps: range from 30s–70s, making it another great time for layers.