Northeastern University Graduate Schools

Northeastern University (referred to as Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Northeastern University is $25,085 in average. The school has 7,718 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,627 including undergraduate students.

Northeastern University Graduate School Overview

Northeastern University (referred to as Northeastern) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Northeastern University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1940 - Current).
Northeastern UniversityDirectory Information
School NameNortheastern University (referred to as Northeastern)
Address360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5005
Phone617-373-2000
Webhttps://www.northeastern.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://studentfinance.northeastern.edu
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Northeastern University is $25,085 in average. The school has 7,718 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 21,627 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 100 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Northeastern Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,085
Student Population7,718
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs100 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northeastern University is $25,085 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,550. Northeastern University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Northeastern 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$24,793
Required Fees$292
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,550
Northeastern University offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On Northeastern University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Northeastern
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Northeastern University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northeastern University is $25,085. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.19% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Northeastern University
TuitionFees
2015-2016$21,801$260
2016-2017$22,633$280
2017-2018$23,408$280
2018-2019$24,027$282
2019-2020$24,793$292
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $18,730 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northeastern University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.65% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,730. Off-campus living costs are increased by 0.27% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Northeastern University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$14,470$1,800$14,470$1,800
2016-2017$15,050$1,800$15,050$1,800
2017-2018$15,880$1,800$15,880$1,800
2018-2019$16,270$1,800$16,880$1,800
2019-2020$16,930$1,800$16,930$1,800
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,550 at Northeastern University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.26% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Northeastern University
Tuition
2015-2016$1,363
2016-2017$1,415
2017-2018$1,463
2018-2019$1,501
2019-2020$1,550
The law school tuition at Northeastern University is $52,952 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Northeastern University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Northeastern University
TuitionFees
Pharmacy$52,240$1,086
Law$52,800$152

Graduate Programs at Northeastern

Northeastern University offers 109 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,161 students have completed their study at Northeastern University.
Offered Degrees at Northeastern University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree6802,563
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship320184
Doctor's degree - other40392
Post Master's Degree5022
Total10903,161

Northeastern University offers 109 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 3,161 students have completed their studies.
  • 2,563 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 392 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 22 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 59 completers-
Architecture51-
Environmental Design/Architecture8-
Communication and Journalism [+] 29 completers$58,900
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0$58,900
Journalism29-
Communications Technologies [+] 18 completers-
0-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects18-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 301 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences205-
Information Science/Studies0-
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration0-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications96-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 13 completers$47,300
Education0$47,300
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services13-
Engineering [+] 1,209 completers-
Engineering226-
Chemical Engineering37-
Civil Engineering77-
Civil Engineering (other)0-
Computer Software Engineering391-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering148-
Mechanical Engineering147$81,000
Systems Engineering45-
Industrial Engineering83-
Operations Research21-
Engineering (other)34-
Legal Studies [+] 32 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies31-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)1-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Biomedical Sciences4-
Biophysics1-
Pharmacology8-
Biotechnology3-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography21-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Mathematics2-
Applied Mathematics22-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Systems Science and Theory0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Physical Sciences [+] 16 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry9-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 73 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)2-
Counseling Psychology14-
School Psychology22-
Applied Behavior Analysis35-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 15 completers$48,100
0$48,100
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies15-
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
0-
Public Administration7$53,300
Public Policy Analysis4-
Social Sciences [+] 48 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics32-
International Relations and Affairs4-
International Relations and National Security Studies (other)0-
Political Science and Government6-
Sociology6-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 38 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications16-
Design and Applied Arts (other)0-
Fine/Studio Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)1-
Music (other)19-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 189 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist47-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry6-
Pharmaceutical Sciences43-
Public Health8-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse65$104,900
Nurse Anesthetist20-
Business [+] 438 completers$93,900
Business/Commerce191$93,900
Research and Development Management0-
Accounting116$65,900
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies6-
Finance106$86,100
International Business/Trade/Commerce8-
Taxation11-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total2,563
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Information Science/Studies5-
Engineering [+] 75 completers-
Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering14-
Civil Engineering5-
Computer Engineering13-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering20-
Mechanical Engineering9-
Industrial Engineering8-
Engineering (other)4-
Legal Studies [+] 5 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)5-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Pharmacology0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography4-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics4-
Physical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry16-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)6-
Counseling Psychology2-
School Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies4-
Social Sciences [+] 14 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics4-
Political Science and Government4-
Sociology6-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry1-
Pharmaceutical Sciences9-
Public Health (other)4-
Medical Informatics1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse3-
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total184
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 250 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist16-
Pharmacy146-
Physical Therapy/Therapist88-
Total392
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Counseling Psychology1-
School Psychology19-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse2-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Total22

Graduate Student Population at Northeastern

For academic year 2019-2020, total 7,718 students enrolled into Northeastern University graduate schools where it has total 21,627 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,921 full-time and 797 part-time students. By gender, 4,520 male and 3,198 female students are attending Northeastern University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Northeastern University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Northeastern University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,7184,5203,198
Full-time6,9214,0932,828
Part-tme797427370
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Northeastern University.
There are 2,040 White (26.43%), 179 Black/African American (2.32%), 241 Hispanic (3.12%), 351 Asian (4.55%), and 4,907 students with other races. 4,468 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Northeastern University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,7184,5203,198
American Indian/Native American220
Asian351162189
Black/African American17977102
Hispanic24192149
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White2,0401,0001,040
Two More1003961
Un-Known336167169
Non-resident Alien4,4682,9811,487
Northeastern University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 152 graduate students (1.97% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 608 graduate students (7.88% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Northeastern University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Northeastern University
Number of Students
Total7,718
Enrolled Online Exclusively152
Enrolled Some Online Courses608
Not in Online Courses6,958
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northeastern University. 3,790 students are aged 20 to 24 (49.11% of total students), 2 students are aged below 20 (0.03%), 39 students are aged above 50 (0.51%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northeastern University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Northeastern University
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,7184,5203,198
Age 18-19220
Age 20-2122213290
Age 22-243,5682,1251,443
Age 25-292,8571,6681,189
Age 30-34687392295
Age 35-3921211993
Age 40-491316665
Age 50-64371621
Over 64202

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