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 ($60,192) than Elon University ($42,241).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Elon University.
  • Northeastern University has more students with 28,167 students while Elon University has 7,127 students.
  • Elon University has a lower number of students per faculty with 12 to 1 while Northeastern University's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • 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.
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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 ClassificationDoctoral / Research University
$60,1922023 Tuition & Fees$42,241
64%% Receiving Financial Aid64%
$30,084Average Amount of Financial Aid$15,190
18.38 %Acceptance Rates77.71 %
32.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)11.48 %
1,490SAT Score-
34ACT Score-
91 %Graduation Rate83 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate88 %
28,167Student Population7,127
1,399Number of Faculties447
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio12 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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