The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Northeastern University is a Private (not-for-profit) and JMU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than JMU.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than JMU (1,200).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than JMU (26).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while JMU has 21,594 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while JMU has 1,060 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and James Madison University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityJMU
Northeastern Universityvs.JMU
Boston, MassachusettsLocationHarrisonburg, Virginia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$57,592Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,638
Out-Of-State$29,564
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)35% ($8,202)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,202
27.44 %Acceptance Rates75.20 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.43 %
1,475SAT Score1,200
34ACT Score26
90 %Graduation Rate82 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate89 %
22,905Student Population21,594
1,399Number of Faculties1,060
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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