Northeastern University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.99 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 220 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

4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2014

Excellent accessability and ease of use in the program. Both the administrative support and access to the educators is unmatched. Financial Aid access is simplified and easy to access. I wish I would have chosen NEU for my undergraduate degree.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physician Assistant
Graduation Year: 2016

This Physician Assistant program is highly competitive and rightfully so; A PA that graduates from Northeastern is gauranteed a great job and is usually held in high regards. This program really prepares their PA students for life as a practicing PA.
2.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

Northeastern University is a good school. But a lot was not explained to me when applying and once accepted to this school. They offer a blended program where part of your learning is online and the other is in a class room. I prefer being in a classroom with less online learning. Also, when searching for classes and looking at the curriculum, much was not explained unless specifically asked.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros include the flexibility built in to an online education. You are able to complete work when it is most convenient to you, within reasonable means. I just wish there were more opportunities for financial aid through the institution.
2.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

I love the fact that Northeastern is a reputable institution with excellent professors. The cons i would say will be the cost. To say its a school in the inner city i would expect it not to cost so much.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Chemical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2015

The pros are that the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program in conjunction with the Chemical Engineering Grad program puts me at a very competitive place and gives me overall skills that look good on a resume. The cons are that financial aid is a bit stingy compared to the cost of living in the Boston area.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Being a full-time teacher, receiving my education online through Northeastern's online Master's program, I have the option to complete my graduate courses in two years. The pros are substantial; I can work on my time and complete the work when it fits into my hectic schedule. The professors are always accommodating, realizing that working full time and being a part-time student takes organization and time, and are willing to help in anyways they can. The only con is the lack of access to one-on-one availability between the professor and myself. There is something to be said for earning an education inside a classroom, and while Northeastern's Blackboard program is outstanding, I certainly miss that constant conversation and dialogue in the classroom amongst my peers.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Construction Management
Graduation Year: 2014

I have thus far really enjoyed my course work. It has been relevant to my field of study and provides challenge and insight. The elective courses can be a bit difficult to register for however overall the core courses are beneficial and most professors do a great job teaching and being available outside of class.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

Northeastern University is a wonderful place to learn and further one's career. In the school of the nursing the class sizes are small so the environment is intimate which makes it less intimadating to learn. The school is located in the hub of public transportation and the campus always feels safe. The program itself (adult nurse practitioner - primary care) is very rigorous but there is a ton of support and faculty there that just to see you succeed. Financial aid for grad students (as it is everywhere) is scarce so you really have to work hard at applying for scholarships. One of the main factors that led me to choose Northeastern University is its ability to work with part time students and figure out a program plan that would not only allow them to pursue an advanced degree in nursing, but also continue to gain experience working as a nurse.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: MBA
Graduation Year: 2015

It is a fast paced program that only works with those who are willing to do the work when it is assigned. Self paced.
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