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 UNCW is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than UNCW ($21,303).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than UNCW.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than UNCW (1,270).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than UNCW (26).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while UNCW has 17,915 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while UNCW has 725 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and University of North Carolina Wilmington.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityUNCW
Northeastern Universityvs.UNCW
Boston, MassachusettsLocationWilmington, North Carolina
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$7,238
Out-Of-State$21,303
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($6,744)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,744
27.44 %Acceptance Rates66.52 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.62 %
1,490SAT Score1,270
34ACT Score26
90 %Graduation Rate74 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
97 %Retention Rate84 %
22,905Student Population17,915
1,399Number of Faculties725
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), 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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