Northeastern Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Northeastern Disability Services.
Northeastern for the Military
While not a "service academy", Northeastern does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Northeastern Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Northeastern for Veterans Guide.
Northeastern offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Northeastern does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Northeastern University
Northeastern offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Northeastern University
Northeastern has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 13,909 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 13,864 (99.7%). Part-time attendance was 45 (0.3%).
Northeastern University is Ranked #29 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Northeastern receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Northeastern #29 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Northeastern University Competes in the NCAA
Northeastern has a total of 602 student athletes, 273 men and 329 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$22,753,386|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$22,753,386|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Northeastern University Athletics