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 Students8,005 students
183 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 22,207 students enrolled in Northeastern University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,005 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 4,632 male and 3,373 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 7,241 full-time and 764 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 183 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 741 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total8,005
Men Students4,632
Women Students3,373
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total8,005
Full-time Students7,241
Part-time Students764
By race/ethnicity 2,106 White, 174 Black, and 419 Asian students are attending at Northeastern University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total8,005
American Indian /
Native American
3
Asian419
Black174
Hispanic291
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
4
White2,106
Two or more races103
Un-Known249
221 students are younger than 22 and 182 students are older than 65. The school has 6,656 students aged between 22 and 30 and 946 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total8,005
21 & Under221
22-243,626
25-293,030
30-34726
35-39220
40 & Over182
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, 183 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 741 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,005
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses183
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses741
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses7,081
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses183
Massachusetts Resident116
Other State In U.S.62
Outside of U.S.5



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