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Northeastern University

Northeastern University

At Northeastern, experience is our essence and ethos. It’s what you gain when you make the world your classroom, your laboratory, and your platform to create change or grow your enterprise. Throughout our university network, experience draws you into society and compels you to solve its complex challenges.

Top reasons to study here

  • Northeastern is a force for change, forever pushing higher education to stay ahead of the world’s evolving needs.
  • Northeastern partnered with tech entrepreneur and Maine native David Roux and his wife, Barbara, to launch the Roux Institute in Portland, Maine.


Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.


Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.


The university encourages faculty and students to turn their findings into products, services, materials, tests, and tools. Our Center for Research Innovation provides a path to identifying, patenting, and developing discoveries with commercial potential. And our venture accelerator, IDEA, offers mentorship, in-kind resources, and seed funding to would-be entrepreneurs.


Northeastern's career services—offer students and alumni connections to thousands of employers, career advising, job-search and interview preparation, and links to a multitude of online and in-person career services.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Housing services

Northeastern University’s Housing & Residential Life system includes student housing that is either owned or leased by the University. All students must conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the University’s expectations, as stated in Guide to Residence Hall Living, the Student Handbook and the Residence Hall and Dining License Agreement and any and all other applicable University policies, procedures, supplemental agreements, rules and regulations.

Library services

The Library has always been there for the Northeastern community, making resources, services, and spaces available for learning and research, and being responsive to what is happening in the world. While the coronavirus may be novel, today is no different. 

ICT services

The IT department supports the Northeastern community and delivers innovative and collaborative solutions that promote and advance teaching, learning, and research. Our strategic priorities are Mobile-Digital-Cloud, operational excellence, teaching and learning, and delighting the community.

Medical services

With more options, more clinicians, and a whole new level of mental health support, UHCS has a vision of healthcare that sets you at the center.

Campus life

Northeastern’s vibrant campus is a one-of-a-kind sanctuary of lush green spaces and tree-lined pathways located right in the heart of Boston. It truly is a campus within a city.

One of the country’s greatest walking cities, having Boston in your backyard opens you up to a cultural hub, with so much to see and do. Take a short walk or hop on the easy-to-use public transportation system (the “T”) to explore popular nearby destinations.

Student clubs

Northeastern students have the opportunity to join more than 300 student clubs and organizations including more than 70 experiential and professional organizations. Among them are Northeastern's student chapters of national and international professional associations such as the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Chemical Society, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, the Association of Computing Machinery, the Society of Professional Journalists, and many more. 


Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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