The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UNCW is a public and Northeastern University is a private (not-for-profit) 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 (1,270) than UNCW (1,270).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (26) 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 - University of North Carolina Wilmington and Northeastern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNCWNortheastern University
UNCWvs.Northeastern University
Wilmington, North CarolinaLocationBoston, Massachusetts
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$57,592
50% ($6,744)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($28,535)
$6,744Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,535
66.52 %Acceptance Rates27.44 %
27.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.89 %
1,270SAT Score1,490
26ACT Score34
74 %Graduation Rate90 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
84 %Retention Rate97 %
17,915Student Population22,905
725Number of Faculties1,399
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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