Key Statistics & Rankings

Northeastern University ranks among the Top 40 research universities in the country and has made one of the biggest rankings leaps of any in the Top 100. The D’Amore-McKim School of Business played a big part in this jump. D’Amore-McKim has redefined business education, boasting exceptional undergraduate and graduate programs focused on the future of work. Distinguished faculty, pioneers in their industries, cultivate our entrepreneurial ecosystem by educating and mentoring our diverse, energetic student body. D’Amore-McKim is meant for those who truly want to become more.


  • The D’Amore-McKim School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business). For a listing of all of our programs accredited by AACSB, visit the course catalog.
  • Northeastern University is accredited by NECHE (The New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc.).



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General Statistics

We have 5,583 total students, including 4,292 undergraduate students and 1,291 graduate students, as of Fall 2019.


Currently ranked 40th, Northeastern has been among the Top 50 national universities for seven consecutive years.

Top 40

Our entrepreneurs have raised more than $180 million for 64 ventures launched under IDEA, Northeastern’s student-run venture accelerator.


29% of our students hail from more than 100 countries outside of the U.S.


We have 183 full-time faculty, two-thirds of whom are tenured or tenure-track.


Our living alumni number more than 50,000, including graduates from both graduate and undergraduate programs. They live in 137 countries around the globe.


Undergraduate Statistics

Our Fall 2019 first-year retention rate was 100%.


We work with more than 3,000 co-op employers in nearly 50 countries around the world.


Nearly 91% of our undergraduates completed degree requirementsin 6 years or less, taking full advantage of co-op.


Among our undergraduate degree recipients, 99% received job offers within 9 months of graduation, 60% from co-op employers.


57% of undergraduate students took part in a global experience during their degree.


99% of undergraduate students completed at least one co-op placement. 49% completed 2 and 34% completed 3.


Graduate Statistics

We posted a 100% placement rate for the Full-Time MBA corporate residency in 2019.


Nearly all (91%) of our 2019 Full-Time MBA cohort started jobs within 3 months of graduation.


Graduates received an average starting salary of $88,000.


Class of 2020 Hiring Companies

  • Accelare Inc.
  • Allurion Technologies
  • Biogen Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Bruker Corporation
  • Charles River Laboratories, Inc.
  • CIFC Asset Management
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Coravin, Inc.
  • CVS Health
  • Eagle Investment Systems
  • East Boston Neighborhood Health Center
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
  • Foundation Medicine, Inc.
  • Fresenius Medical Care
  • Gorton’s of Gloucester
  • Gretta Enterprises
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hasbro
  • IBM
  • Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Kronos Incorporated
  • Massa & Company
  • Medtronic
  • Novartis
  • Parexel
  • Pfizer Inc.
  • PwC
  • Raytheon
  • Sage Therapeutics
  • Schneider Electric
  • State Street Corporation
  • TJX Companies
  • Tully & Holland, Inc.
  • Wellington Management
  • Zipcar

Employment by Industry

Consumer Products13%

Employment by Function

Investment Finance17%
Supply Chain17%
Business Analytics14%
Corporate Finance13%
Corporate Strategy2%
Human Resources2%