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Welcome to the Net Price Calculator

Welcome to the Northeastern University Net Price Calculator! We're happy you are beginning to explore how to plan and pay for your college education. Use the Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of your need-based financial aid at Northeastern.

In addition to the need-based financial aid that this Net Price Calculator includes, Northeastern has several competitive merit-based scholarship programs, including our prestigious Dean's Scholarship, to reward outstanding academic achievement. For more information about scholarship opportunities at Northeastern, please visit the Student Financial Services website.

Our entering freshmen for the Fall 2018 have been awarded nearly $70 million in need and merit-based grants and scholarships from Northeastern. In addition, Northeastern will award over $280 million in institutional aid to undergraduates during the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • Learn More About the Northeastern Promise…

    At Northeastern, we believe in your future. We also believe that financing your education is a parternship that continues throughout your enrollment, not just for your first year. Our committment is reflected in our unique Northeastern Promise. The Promise enables you to plan for the entire cost of your degree. Under the Promise, we guarantee that:


    1. We are dedicated to meeting the full demonstrated need for each admitted student eligible for federal financial aid.
    2. Northeastern University grant and scholarship funds will not be reduced during your undergraduate program (for up to eight in-class semesters).*
    3. Northeastern University need-based grant funds will be increased annually at the same percentage rate as the increase in tuition.
    4. If your family experiences a substantial negative change in financial circumstances we will reevaluate your aid package and make available all financial resouces for which you qualify.

    *Students must file the FAFSA each year and meet satisfactory academic progress standards to be eligible for Northeastern University Grant funds. Students must maintain the minimum cumulative GPA required to be eligible for any scholarship funds.


The calculator is designed to give you an early estimate of how much need-based financial aid you might qualify for if you were a college freshman attending Northeastern as a full-time Undergraduate Day student in the Fall 2018. As you use the calculator, please remember: 

  1. This is not an application for admission. For more information about the admission process, please visit the Admissions site.
  2. This is not an application for financial aid. For more information about the financial aid process, please visit the Student Financial Services site.
  3. This calculator is designed for U.S citizens and permanent residents who are considering applying to Northeastern as full-time first-time freshmen. 
  4. Results are an estimate of your net price and aid eligibility. Student Financial Services will make the final determination of your eligibility. 

Results from the Net Price Calculator are less reliable under the following circumstances:

  1. If your parents are separated or divorced. If so, multiple calculations may be required to determine estimated financial aid.
  2. If either parent owns a business or is self-employed.
  3. If you have siblings who will be enrolled in college during your anticipated enrollment.

If any of the above conditions apply, please note that your results may not be accurate. For additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Student Financial Services.

Want to get started?

The whole process should take no more than 20 minutes. Before you start, have the necessary financial forms on hand, including federal tax returns, and statements from checking, savings, and investment accounts for student and parents.

The only way to know for sure what your actual cost to attend Northeastern will be is to apply for admission and financial aid. Our Student Financial Services team will work with you to create a financial plan to determine if Northeastern is the right financial fit for you. If you have questions about this calculator, please contact us by email or at 617.373.3190.

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