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 W & M is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than W & M ($47,038).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than W & M.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than W & M (1,440).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than W & M (33).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while W & M has 8,939 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while W & M has 694 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and William & Mary.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityW & M
Northeastern Universityvs.W & M
Boston, MassachusettsLocationWilliamsburg, Virginia
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 ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$57,592Tuition & Fees
In-State$23,812
Out-Of-State$47,038
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($20,327)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,327
27.44 %Acceptance Rates35.92 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.57 %
1,490SAT Score1,440
34ACT Score33
90 %Graduation Rate91 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
97 %Retention Rate93 %
22,905Student Population8,939
1,399Number of Faculties694
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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, On-campus daycare

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