The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than Drexel University ($57,136).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Drexel University.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Drexel University (1,310).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Drexel University (29).
  • Drexel University has more students with 23,589 students while Northeastern University has 22,905 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Drexel University has 1,224 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Drexel University and Northeastern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Drexel UniversityNortheastern University
Drexel Universityvs.Northeastern University
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationBoston, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$57,136Tuition & Fees$57,592
90% ($25,373)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($28,535)
$25,373Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,535
79.04 %Acceptance Rates27.44 %
14.56 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.89 %
1,310SAT Score1,490
29ACT Score34
71 %Graduation Rate90 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
88 %Retention Rate97 %
23,589Student Population22,905
1,224Number of Faculties1,399
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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