The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • W & M 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 W & M ($47,038).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than W & M.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than W & M (1,440).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (33) 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 - William & Mary and Northeastern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
W & MNortheastern University
W & Mvs.Northeastern University
Williamsburg, VirginiaLocationBoston, 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
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$23,812
Out-Of-State$47,038
Tuition & Fees$57,592
48% ($20,327)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($28,535)
$20,327Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,535
35.92 %Acceptance Rates27.44 %
28.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.89 %
1,440SAT Score1,490
33ACT Score34
91 %Graduation Rate90 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
93 %Retention Rate97 %
8,939Student Population22,905
694Number of Faculties1,399
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
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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