Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a global, experiential, research-led, private institution with a distinctive approach to education and student success. The University is ranked in the top 40 National Universities in the USA for three consecutive years by the U.S. News & World Report 2017, and is also ranked 7th of "Most Innovative Schools".
Located near the center of Boston, Massachusetts, alongside prestigious neighbors such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Northeastern attracts the USA’s best and brightest students.
Northeastern University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees. The most popular majors at Northeastern University include business, management, marketing, and related support services, health professions and related programs, engineering, social sciences and biological and biomedical sciences.
Notable alumni of Northeastern University include U.S. Senator Mo Cowan, filmmaker Courtney Hunt, President and Chief Operating Officer of SoftBank Corp. Nikesh Arora, talk show host Wendy Williams, co-founder of Napster Shawn Fanning, basketball player José Juan Barea, and baseball player Carlos Peña.
Some of the highly ranked Northeastern schools and faculties:
Northeastern is located in Boston's Fenway, Roxbury and Back Bay neighborhoods adjacent to Huntington Avenue near the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall. The area is also known as the Fenway Cultural District.
The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in the Fenway-Kenmore, Roxbury, South End, and Back Bay neighborhoods of Boston.