Graduate Programs Overview

Northeastern University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Boston, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $25,558 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred twenty-one graduate programs: 75 Master's, 40 Doctorate, 6 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,886 students have been conferred Master's degree and 615 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNortheastern University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
Graduate School Students7,749 students
362 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$25,558
Student to Faculty14:1 (7.14%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 121 Graduate Programs
75 Master's, 6 Doctorate, 6 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Northeastern University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $25,558 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,579.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$25,264
Fees$294
Cost per Credit$1,579
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$17,480 (On-Campus) / $17,480 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,800 (On-Campus) / $1,800 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$45,838
Off-Campus Total$45,838
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$22,913$23,688$24,309$25,085$25,558

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Northeastern University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 338 major areas - 74 Master's (3 online programs), 38 Doctorate , 5 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total2,886615-20
Men1,781231-2
Women1,105384-18
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Architecture
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
History
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 22,905 students enrolled in Northeastern University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 7,749 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,386 male and 3,363 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 6,917 full-time and 832 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 362 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,852 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total7,749
Men Students4,386
Women Students3,363
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total7,749
Full-time Students6,917
Part-time Students832
By race/ethnicity 2,153 White, 213 Black, and 472 Asian students are attending at Northeastern University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total7,749
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian472
Black213
Hispanic295
White2,153
Two or more races129
Un-Known226
95 students are younger than 22 and 189 students are older than 65. The school has 6,446 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,019 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total7,749
21 & Under95
22-243,192
25-293,254
30-34798
35-39221
40 & Over189
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Northeastern University, 362 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,852 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment7,749
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses362
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,852
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,535
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses362
Massachusetts Resident163
Other State In U.S.107
Outside of U.S.1



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