Northeastern University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.98 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 231 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE and AANA
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 8 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 19,940 (13,697 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 14% part-time, 86% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $22,061
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The program is convenient for an online student while still being engaging and rewarding. Frequently I find myself relating my work in school to my work in my entry-level position. I feel that as I progress throughout the program, I will be better positioned to advance my career. I also feel challenged by my classmates and classes are still kept to a small number while having engaging faculty. A lot of the lower rankings I submitted are due to the fact I am online student and therefore do not have access to campus life or security or in general those items do not apply to me.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

I have just begun my Master's degree at Northeastern for Business. I hope to specialize in Finance and Marketing. So far, my experience has been great. The support they have on campus really help make sure you stay on track and succeed. I hope to continue to have great experiences with my peers and professors so I can get the most out of my education.
3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: great professors!! good teaching Cons: fees
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Marketing
Graduation Year: 2016

I love my program. It is fully online so that I can have the flexibility of working and pursuing my studies. The lectures are live and then available recorded and the "Blackboard" system is condusive for interacting with my peers and Professors.
4.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2015

The online experience at the university is par excellence! I will be finishing my graduate degree in under 2 years because of the accelerated program. The learning experience has been such a positive and enriching one that I almost regret having to graduate so soon. Although I don't think that there is an online Ph.D program in my field, if there were, I would seek it from Northeastern. It's a top knotch university and I will certainly be a proud alumni and support the school in any way I can.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Criminal Justice
Graduation Year: 2018

The graduate program at Northeastern University (College of Professional Studies) for a Criminal Justice Science Master's Degree in Leadership is well designed for law enforcement officials who are already in the field! It allows you to be competitive amongst your peers at work, and expand your field of study. Not only in criminal justice but also develop your leadership capabilities for a law enforcement executive position. Most of the instructors provide first hand insight, and experience about the criminal justice field or about leadership skills. The program is very flexible making full-time work, and the balancing of academic curriculums manageable. It appears to be design for non traditional students who are working folks. It provide both online continuing education option class option, and physical in-class course option. The unfortunate part of the program is its tuition cost. This program does allow you to network with your peers, and distinguish your career credentials from typical criminal justice programs.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The quality is without flaw, however the courseload is very intense and one must be prepared in order to succeed. The critical international inclusion is also extremely beneficial in our modern global society and prepares us for our future after graduation.
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2017

I would prefer to take more in person classes. The online courses are very tough and sometimes it helps to be able to speak with your professor face-to-face when you are having difficulty. The program is very rigorous and I feel that I have learned a great deal of information in a very short period of time.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

The program is well suited for my needs and provides me with a good foundation to build upon.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Industrial Engineering
Graduation Year: 2014

Pros: Great program, the teach practical knowledge that easily applied in professional world Cons: Living cost is dying
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