The College of Engineering at Northeastern University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Sara Wadia-Fascetti
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $100
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $100

The College of Engineering at Northeastern University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 4,958
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,317
Overall acceptance rate 46.7% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 450 verbal
751 quantitative
3.27 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.70
Average GRE 493 verbal
765 quantitative
3.46 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​ccs.​neu.​edu/​graduate
(617) 373-2464
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Materials engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(671) 373-2711
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​coe.​neu.​edu/​gse
(617) 373-2711
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,893
Master’s (full-time) 1,140
Master’s (part-time) 262
Ph.D. (full-time) 468
Ph.D. (part-time) 23

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 503
Total master’s graduates 450
International master’s graduates 62.4%
Minority master’s graduates 4.0%
Female master’s graduates 24.9%
Total Ph.D. graduates 53
International Ph.D. graduates 69.8%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 1.9%
Female Ph.D. graduates 17.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 0 1.4%
Chemical 15 2.4%
Civil 21 6.8%
Computer engineering 12 3.3%
Computer science 53 25%
Electrical 38 17.2%
Engineering management 0 5.4%
Environmental 6 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 13 10%
Materials 6 N/A
Mechanical 40 9.8%
Other 12 18.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 143
Part-time faculty 35
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $31,366,373
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 86

Engineering School Ranking

#62 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#66 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#91 in Chemical
#43 in Civil
#43 in Computer Engineering
#51 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#48 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#34 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#58 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 36
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Overall acceptance rate 46.7% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 753
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.3:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 53
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $31,366,373
Research expenditures per faculty member $227,292
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.4%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,893

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,893

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,608
Minority students 3.7%
International students 78.7%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 285
Minority students 14.0%
International students 3.5%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Anthony Erwin
Financial aid phone (617) 373-3190

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,230 per credit
Part-time: $1,230 per credit
Required fees $3,000 per year
Room and board $10,000
Books and supplies $1,000
Miscellaneous expenses $3,000

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 59
Teaching assistants 129
Research assistants 286
Other appointments 8