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 Elon University ($38,725).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Elon University.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than Elon University (1,230).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Elon University (28).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while Elon University has 7,117 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Elon University has 447 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and Elon University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityElon University
Northeastern Universityvs.Elon University
Boston, MassachusettsLocationElon, North Carolina
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 - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
$57,592Tuition & Fees$38,725
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($14,980)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$14,980
27.44 %Acceptance Rates66.53 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.57 %
1,490SAT Score1,230
34ACT Score28
90 %Graduation Rate83 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate90 %
22,905Student Population7,117
1,399Number of Faculties447
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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