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Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Overview

Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network is a private not-for-profit institution located in Boston, Massachusetts. The city atmosphere of Boston makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Known For?

581 Undergraduate Awards
  • Students at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
  • Students at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network.
  • In 2017-2018, 10% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network makes roughly $67,400 a year. This is 65% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

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Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Rankings

Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network is ranked #186 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#18 Most Popular Online Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#58 Best Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#78 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#143 Best Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Computer Software & Applications Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Biomathematics & Bioinformatics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best English Language & Literature Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Best Health Professions Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Business, Management & Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates College Factual
#5 Highest Paid Communication & Journalism Graduates College Factual
#18 Best Computer Science Schools Computer Science Degree
#18 Highest Paid Psychology Graduates College Factual
#18 Highest Paid Biological & Biomedical Sciences Graduates College Factual
#41 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network?

Location of Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

Contact details for Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-373-2000
Website: https://www.northeastern.edu/learnforlife/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/northeastern
Twitter: https://twitter.com/northeastern

How Do I Get Into Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network?

You can apply to Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network online at: https://www.northeastern.edu/learnforlife/

Can I Afford Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network?

2.0% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,929 Full-Time Undergraduates
59% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,588 undergraduate students at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network, with 1,929 being full-time and 1,659 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

There are also 8,269 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,929 full-time undergraduates at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network, 41% are male and 59% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 179
Black or African American 48
Hispanic or Latino 114
White 876
International Students 578
Other Races/Ethnicities 134

Online Learning at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

4,491 Took All Classes Online
6,828 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network. In 2017-2018, 6,828 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network was -3.0%. This is the #2,380 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer & Information Sciences 38%
Computer Information Systems 7%
Computer Software & Applications 99%
Engineering 49%
English Language & Literature 24%
General English Literature 40%
Psychology 84%
Social Sciences 24%
Writing Studies 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Public Administration #13
Taxation #13
International Studies #14
Nutrition Science #15
Radio, Television & Digital Communication #26
Natural Resources Conservation #31
Medical Illustration & Informatics #33
General Engineering #36
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #40
Natural Resources & Conservation #46
Political Science & Government #47
Human Services #53
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #57
Information Science #60
Writing Studies #63
General English Literature #65
History #71
History #71
Finance & Financial Management #81
Health & Physical Education #104
Public Administration #104
Communication & Media Studies #110
General Education #115
English Language & Literature #120
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #121
Engineering #122
Communication & Journalism #163
General Business/Commerce #197
Computer Information Systems #207
Social Sciences #216
Public Administration & Social Service #226
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #232
Educational Administration #259
Teacher Education Grade Specific #303
Health & Medical Administrative Services #377
Criminal Justice & Corrections #441
Computer & Information Sciences #457

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 0 449 0 449
General Education 0 0 121 218 339
Nursing 254 0 6 55 315
Business Administration & Management 124 0 189 0 313
Computer Information Systems 19 0 200 0 219
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 191 0 191
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 176 0 176
General Business/Commerce 0 0 144 0 144
Finance & Financial Management 87 0 37 0 124
Communication & Media Studies 6 0 118 0 124
International Studies 0 0 119 0 119
International Business 0 0 70 0 70
Health & Physical Education 0 0 64 0 64
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 0 60 0 60
Information Technology 0 0 56 0 56
Computer Engineering 0 0 53 0 53
Allied Health Professions 0 0 53 0 53
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 50 0 50
Biotechnology 3 0 46 0 49
Communication Sciences 0 0 45 0 45
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 26 19 45
Homeland Security 0 0 45 0 45
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 38 0 38
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 38 0 38
Nutrition Science 0 0 34 0 34
Public Health 0 0 31 0 31
Health & Medical Administrative Services 29 0 0 0 29
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 26 26
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 24 0 24
Public Administration 0 0 21 0 21
Writing Studies 0 0 20 0 20
International Relations & National Security 0 0 17 0 17
Human Services 7 0 7 0 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 12 0 12
Taxation 0 0 11 0 11
Mechanical Engineering Technology 11 0 0 0 11
Child Development & Psychology 11 0 0 0 11
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 10 0 10
Liberal Arts General Studies 9 0 0 0 9
Political Science & Government 8 0 0 0 8
Educational Administration 0 7 0 0 7
General English Literature 5 0 0 0 5
Natural Resources Conservation 4 0 0 0 4
General Biology 1 0 0 0 1
Information Science 0 0 1 0 1
Computer Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0 1
Electronics Engineering Technology 1 0 0 0 1
Design & Applied Arts 1 0 0 0 1
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 0 0 0
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0 0
History 0 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0 0 0
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 581 7 2,582 318 3,488

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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