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 Towson University is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than Towson University ($25,516).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Towson University.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than Towson University (1,130).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Towson University (24).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while Towson University has 21,917 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Towson University has 930 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and Towson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityTowson University
Northeastern Universityvs.Towson University
Boston, MassachusettsLocationTowson, Maryland
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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$10,464
Out-Of-State$25,516
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($9,405)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,405
27.44 %Acceptance Rates77.30 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.82 %
1,490SAT Score1,130
34ACT Score24
90 %Graduation Rate73 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
97 %Retention Rate85 %
22,905Student Population21,917
1,399Number of Faculties930
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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, On-campus daycare

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