SAT Range 1,340 - 1,510
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Northeastern University is a Private not-for-profit school located in Boston, MA. Northeastern University has a total enrollment of 19,940 with a graduation rate of 84% and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The Northeastern University SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend Northeastern University.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPrivate not-for-profit
Avg. price for students receiving grantsn/a
Avg. price for students living on campus$65,503
Avg. price for students living off campus$65,503


Total applicants50,523
Total admissions14,388
Admission rate28%
Application fee$75
Average staff salary$109,431

25th percentile score

SAT math680
SAT reading660
SAT writing640
ACT composite31

75th percentile score

SAT math770
SAT reading740
SAT writing730
ACT composite34

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Boston University1200 - 14100.9Boston, MA
Wheelock College810 - 10620.9Boston, MA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology1430 - 15801.4Cambridge, MA
Emerson College1100 - 13101.5Boston, MA
Suffolk University910 - 11201.9Boston, MA
Harvard University1400 - 16002.8Cambridge, MA
Lesley University960 - 11703.0Cambridge, MA
University of Massachusetts-Boston950 - 11603.2Boston, MA
Source: The Northeastern University data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.