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Northeastern University Admissions

Northeastern admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 29%. Students that get into Northeastern have an average SAT score between 1330-1510 or an average ACT score of 31-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Northeastern is January 1. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 1, and the early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
29%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
27%
Total Applicants
51,063
SAT Range
1330-1510
SAT Reading
650-740
SAT Math
680-770
Students Submitting SAT
40%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
31-35
ACT Math
29-34
ACT Writing
7-9
Students Submitting ACT
48%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$75
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Recommended
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
58%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.89 responses
Poll
64%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.89 responses
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