Northeastern University CRNA Program

Northeastern University CRNA Program

360 Huntington Ave.
Massachusetts 02115

Contact Information:

Phone: 617.373.2000
Url: website


Steve Alves

Program Summary:

Northeastern University’s CRNA School offers a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study. CRNA students are also able to participate in the US Army Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia. The Nurse Anesthetist program is made up of 26 semester hours of advanced placement credit toward the master’s degree. Traditionally the school has a high number of applicants each year, and admits around 25 students per class. If you have questions on how to apply to CRNA school or want a guide to CRNA Admission, please take your time and look over CRNA School Admissions: The Cold Hard Facts. This is a great eBook resource for anyone looking to become a Nurse Anesthetist.

CRNA School Overview:

Program created: 1963
Ranking: 3.0 out of 5.0
Class size: 25
Attrition Rate: 13.6%
Tuition: approx. $65,000
National Certification Exam (NCE)
First time passing rate: >90%
Second time passing rate: 100%

CRNA Program Requirements:
  • License: Current RN license
  • Work Experience: At least one year of critical care experience
    Not Accepted: areas of experience: not listed
  • GPA: Undergraduate grade-point average of at least 3.0
  • GRE: “satisfactory” score
  • Certifications: Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


Statistics (with probability and hypothesis testing)


During the interview you will be meeting with CRNAs, students and staff and faculty. The day will last between 1-2 hours, and you will be interviewed by CRNAs and Faculty. Both clinical based and “meet and greet” type question will be asked.

CRNA Program Setup:
Classes Start:



3 years


Clinical work in your first year. Didactic and clinical experiences are integrated throughout the thirty-two month program

Clinical Sites:

Tufts Medical Center
Rhode Island Hospital
Emerson Hospital
UMass Medical Center
Catholic Medical Center
Women and Infants of Rhode Island

Disclaimer: Information on this page was gathered from the school's website and through phone interviews. A school's curriculum can change frequently, so we make sure that you are provided with the most up to date information. Our team regularly checks for any changes that CRNA programs make to their curriculum. The ranking of schools was based off of the 2011 US News World Report for Graduate Schools