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Wellesley CollegeWellesley, MA
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Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA
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Rankings*
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Bachelor'sOffered DegreeBachelor's, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
expensive$60,752Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$57,592
-Graduate Tuition$26,095
More$50,990Average Financial Aid AmountLess$28,535
Admission
Lower1,435 SAT
33 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,475 SAT
34 ACT
20%Acceptance Rate20%
Favorable44%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower27%
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
TOEFL
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Enrollment
Smaller2,280Total EnrollmentLarger22,905
Smaller2,280Undergraduate Student PopulationLarger15,156
-Graduate Student Population7,749
Larger1,195Online Student PopulationSmaller663
Completion & Outcomes
Higher94%Graduate RateLower90%
Lower4%Transfer-out RateHigher6%
Lower96%Retention RateHigher97%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 2,209)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 9,517)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $8,000)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $7,940)
Faculties
Less Students per Faculty8 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty14 to 1
414Number of faculties1,885
Lower$112,361Average Faculty SalaryHigher$122,650
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.