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What is the general profile of a student admitted into the honors program at Northeastern

Cubby208Cubby208 Registered User Posts: 264 Junior Member
I know the program is new so we know very little about it however from what have you seen can you make any generalizations about what might be the rough requirements. Have we seen evidence that non-numerical factors such as gender, leadership, race, location, essays play into the decision?

Replies to: What is the general profile of a student admitted into the honors program at Northeastern

  • twicemamatwicemama Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
    The honors program is not new...
  • nanotechnologynanotechnology Registered User Posts: 2,526 Senior Member
    Perhaps OP meant the honors scholarship?
  • suzyQ7suzyQ7 Registered User Posts: 3,673 Senior Member
    edited February 2017
    These are the stats that were shared to me last spring at an NEU admissions event. I had posted them previously on another thread, but here the are again:
    Here are the stats for the NEU Admitted Freshman Class 2015. This was shared with us at the info session we attended last month:

    Freshman Admitted Honors Profile 2015:
    GPA: 4.2 - 4.5
    ACT: 33 - 35
    SAT Tri-score - 2190-2310
    SAT Critical Reading- 720-790
    SAT Math- 730-800
    SAT Writing- 700-780

    Non-Honors Admitted Freshman Class 2015:
    GPA - 3.9 - 4.3
    ACT- 31-34
    SAT Triscore - 2070-2230
    SAT Critical Reading- 670-750
    SAT Math- 690-770
    SAT Writing- 660-750
  • twicemamatwicemama Registered User Posts: 152 Junior Member
    @nanotechnology I would even hazard a guess that the Honors Scholarship is just a new name given to the merit aid they used to give to admitted students who were offered Honors. Maybe in light of University Scholars going away, they are now naming these scholarships?
  • kiddiekiddie Registered User Posts: 3,200 Senior Member
    edited February 2017
    All merit scholarships had names and were independent of being offered honors. Mostly they gave our what they called Dean's scholarships. The amount of scholarship is unrelated to being offered honors (check the old accepted threads and you will see this). Some get honors without much merit and visa versa. The name honors scholarship is new this year.
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