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Northeastern University

Overview

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.

The strength of a Northeastern education is experiential learning—it enables you to explore your path, find your passion, and acquire the skills and knowledge that prepare you for a lifetime of success. The University's signature cooperative education “co-op” program provides the opportunity for you to apply your knowledge through six-month periods of full-time employment in the USA or abroad, alternating semesters with academic study.

The University’s Career Development Department is consistently ranked number 1 or 2 in the USA by the Princeton Review. Last year alone, Northeastern students were involved in 10,395 work placements at over 3,000 companies, including Google, NASA and the United Nations.

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.

  • Year established
    1898
  • Location
    Boston
  • Registered students
    25000

Academic specialism

Some of the highly ranked Northeastern schools and faculties:

  • the 33th of "Best Graduate School Programs in Pharmacy" - U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, 2016
  • the 42nd of "Best Engineering Graduate Schools" - U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings", U.S. News & World Report, 2016.
  • the 57th of "Best Business Graduate Schools - U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, 2016.
  • the 60th of "Best Computer Science Graduate School Programs", with the Programming Language specialty ranked the 13th - U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings", U.S. News & World Report, 2016.
  • the 12th of "Best Graduate School Programs in Criminology" (2017) U.S. News Best Grad School Rankings", U.S. News & World Report, 2016.

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Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue Boston,
United States
MA 02115
United States
United States
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Location

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.