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Northeastern University
  • Graduate School
  • BOSTON, MA

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Northeastern is a private graduate school in Boston, Massachusetts. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 7,718 graduate students. The 64 graduate programs at Northeastern University are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at Northeastern University are Computer Software Engineering, Engineering, and Computer and Information Sciences. 10% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
7,718
Part-Time Grad Students
797
Research Assistants
739
Teaching Assistants
454
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    56.1%
  • White
    27.1%
  • Unknown
    5.5%
  • Asian
    4.7%
  • Hispanic
    3.4%
  • African American
    2%
  • Multiracial
    1.2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Driven
    51%
  • Down-to-earth
    3%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Intellectual
    20%
  • Organized
    3%
  • Confused
    3%
  • Driven, smart, and friendly!
    9%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 33 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    33%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    27%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    27%
  • Competitive and supportive.
    9%
  • Garbage
    3%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
91%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 35 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 35 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 35 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 35 responses
  • $100K+
    11%
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50K-$75K
    23%
  • $25K-$50K
    34%
  • <$25K
    14%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 35 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    11%
  • $50-$75K
    9%
  • <$50K
    3%
  • Did not graduate yet
    77%
66%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 35 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$35,812
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,859
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$535,889
National
$217,500

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