Northeastern University Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

Northeastern University, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of Northeastern University. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about Northeastern University, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 38%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 52%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 32%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 37,688
Female applicants 20,371
Male applicants 17,317
Applicants accepted 14,291
Female applicants accepted 7,751
Male applicants accepted 6,540
Freshman enrollment 2,836
Female freshman enrollment 1,428
Male freshman enrollment 1,408
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 11,593
Early action applicants accepted 6,021
Early action applicants enrolled 1,484
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 52%

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2022 High School Rank

Freshman students submitting high school class standing 44%

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A
GPA breakdown N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 70%
SAT Critical Reading average score 638
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 600-680
SAT Math average score 665
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 630-710
SAT Writing average score 635
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 590-680
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 31%
Average ACT Composite score 29
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 28-31
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A