As one of the world’s top universities, Northeastern offers a wealth of resources for school counselors. We are dedicated to supporting students throughout the college search process and helping them make informed decisions, no matter where their academic journey may take them. For additional information about our offerings for prospective seniors, check out the senior resources page.

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Hear from Liz Cheron, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admissions

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Please Note: We expect to enroll up to half of our entering class through Early Decision—to calibrate, for the class entering Fall 2020, the ED admit rate was 32% compared to the overall admit rate of 20%.

Fast Facts


of graduates are working full time or enrolled in graduate school within nine months (10-year average)


Best Career Services (Princeton Review, 2020)


of graduates have jobs in their field of study


in institutional aid will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year

Help at Every Step

View our resources to see how Northeastern can help put your students’ future in motion.

Prospective Student Brochure

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Prospective International Student Brochure

See why international students call Northeastern home.


Financial Aid Brochure

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Northeastern at a Glance 

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Boston High School Students

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Boston Housing Authority Opportunities

Students living in BHA public housing are eligible for a full tuition scholarship.

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The John D. O'Bryant African American Institute plays a significant role in supporting students of the African Diaspora at Northeastern.


Torch Scholars Program

The Torch Scholars Program is a bold and innovative endeavor that provides students with the opportunity to explore their passions and expand their global horizons.


Accelerate: Pre-College

Pre-college programs are designed for talented high school students in the U.S. and around the world who want to give themselves an edge.


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We prefer to receive most credentials online via The Common Application or the Coalition Application or to Credentials not submitted online should be mailed to the address to the right.


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The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
200 Kerr Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115-5000 USA


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P.O. Box 8210
Portsmouth, NH 03802 USA

Applying During COVID-19

Learn how we’ll evaluate each application, see what’s different from previous years, and discover how the Northeastern experience sets your students apart.

Student Profile

Undergraduate Student Demographics

  • States Represented: 50
  • Countries Represented: 110
  • International Students: 17%
  • Asian American Students: 27%
  • Hispanic Students: 11%
  • African American Students: 8%
  • Native American Students: 0.4%

Geographic Distribution of Freshmen

  • New England: 17%
  • Mid-Atlantic: 27%
  • International: 16%
  • West: 15%
  • South: 14%
  • Midwest: 5%
  • Other (U.S. territory/other country): 5%