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Northeastern university

The Northeastern Institution (NU or NEU) is a Boston-based private research university. The institution was founded in 1898 and now has campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, San Jose, California, Oakland, Portland, Maine, and Toronto and Vancouver, Canada. The New College of the Humanities in London, England, was purchased by Northeastern University in 2019.

University History

The Boston Young Men's Christian Association, the first in the United States, founded an Evening Institute for Young Men in May 1896 to combine, organize, and strengthen its classes that had formed over the previous 40 years. Algebra, accountancy, literature, French, German, Latin, geography, electrical, music, handwriting, and physiology were among the roughly 30 subjects offered. There was also support for a banjo club, photographic club, symphony, and weekly legislative debates and deliberations. With a YMCA membership, "every young man of moral character" was promised an excellent education. The institute began teaching in 1898 in a new headquarters facility on the junction of Boylston and Berkeley streets in Boston. A new YMCA building was built on Huntington Avenue after a fire.

University Programs,Courses and Schools

There are a large number of schools and colleges in NEU.


  • College of Arts, Media, and Design,
  • D'Amore-McKim School of Business,
  • College of Engineering,
  • Bouvé College of Health Sciences,
  • The School of Nursing
  • The School of Pharmacy,
  • College of Professional Studies,
  • College of Science,
  • College of Social Science and Humanities,
  • School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs
  • School of Law (MS, JD)

Bachelor courses

  • BA
  • BFA
  • BSBA
  • BS
  • BSIB
  • BSCS
  • BSN
  • BSCE
  • BSIS
  • BSET


  • MA
  • M.ARCH
  • MFA
  • M. Des
  • MBA
  • MS
  • MSA
  • MSF
  • MAT
  • MEd
  • MPS
  • MSEM
  • MSLD
  • MSCJ

University Achievements

The university has a lot of achievements. There are roughly 19,000 undergraduate students and 8,600 graduate students enrolled at the university. It belongs to the "R1: Doctoral Universities–Very High Research Activity" category. Nobel Laureates, Rhodes, Truman, and Marshall Scholars are among Northeaster’s faculty and graduates. The university's undergraduate admissions process is classified as "very selective."

University USP

Northeastern University is a cooperative education program, which is also known as "co-op," that combines classroom learning with work experience and has over 3,100 partners on all seven continents.  For more than a century, the program has been an integral part of Northeastern's experiential learning curriculum, and it is one of the world's largest co-op/internship programs. While involvement is not essential in all academic areas, it is almost universal among undergraduate students. Northeastern also offers a robust study abroad program that includes over 170 universities and colleges.

  University Notable Alumni

The following is a list of noteworthy Northeastern University alumni-

      From Business-

  • Marc Raibert 
  • Nikesh Arora 
  • Jeff Bornstein 
  • Robert A. Brooks 
  • George Chamillard  
  • Jeff Clarke

       From Politics

  • Jayson P. Ahern 
  • Olubanke King Akerele 
  • George F. Archambault  
  • Demetrius J. Atsalis 
  • Thomas Calter 
  • Christie Carpino 
  • Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera  
  • Mo Cowan 
  • Harold Daniel Donohue  
  • David Chu   
  • Patrick Duddy  
  • Richard Egan  
  • David Ferriero  
  • Thomas Finneran  
  • Gordon D. Fox  
  • Peter Franchot 
  • Maggie Hass


  • Hans Baumann  
  • George D. Behrakis  
  • Amy Bishop
  • Hans R. Camenzind  
  • Richard P. Gabriel 
  • Gregory Jarvis

            And so on.

University infrastructure & services


Northeastern University's main campus is a 73-acre campus located in Boston, a venerable college town. The institution was founded in 1898 and now has satellite campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, San Jose, California, Oakland, California, Portland, Maine, and Toronto and Vancouver, Canada, and London. Northeastern University has its own subway station, known as the T, in Boston.


NEU has a library system of its own. Snell Library called Heart of University’s Boston campus provides students with learning and collaboration spaces equipped with the most up-to-date technology and tools that are altering the world around us. Learn about GIS, analyze and visualize your data, or express yourself using professional-grade 3D printing, video, music, and design tools at the Digital Media Commons (DMC), 3D Studio, and DMC Recording Studios. Over 80,000 e-journals, 500,000 e-books, hundreds of licensed databases and millions of articles, proceedings, documents, photos, data, and streaming music and video are all available through Snell Library. Snell Library also has printed books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers in its collection.

Housing services

Northeastern University is a major, residential university and provides housing services to its students. The majority of undergraduate students live on campus; however students in their third and fourth years have the option of living off campus. Northeastern's residential halls range from low-rise historic Boston apartment buildings to purpose-built high-rise dorms. Residential halls can accommodate anything from 50 to 1,000 students per building. There are three types of halls on campus.

Traditional Accommodations     

  • Hastings Hall
  • Kerr Hall
  • Light Hall
  • Melvin Hall
  • Smith Hall
  • Speare Hall

     Suite-Style Accommodations

  • 153 Hemenway Street
  • Kennedy Hall
  • International Village
  • East Village

Apartment-Style Accommodations

  • Davenport Commons (A & B)
  • West Villages (A, B, C, E, F, G, H)
  • 10 Coventry
  • 780 Columbus Ave
  • 106, 110, 116, 122 St Stephen St
  • 319, 337 & 407 Huntington Ave
  • Burstein Hall
  • Loftman Hall
  • Rubenstein Hall

Medical services

University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) provides medical services to NEU students and provides support, information, and responses to Mental and Medical Health problems. Some services are-

Routine and urgent medical visits on the same day

  • Mental health screening and therapy are available on a walk-in basis.
  • Mental health assistance is available 24 hours and 7 days
  • Medical and mental health difficulties may necessitate additional visits.
  • Referral to community-based clinical care resources
  • Immunization adherence
  • Leave of absence for medical reasons
  • Student Health Plan at Northeastern University (NUSHP)

        Students clubs

There are about 400 student clubs and organizations at Northeastern. Meet new people, pick up a new passion, and become involved on campus.

Student clubs and organizations, such as the Student Government Association, give opportunities for you to grow as a leader. Academic and professional associations provide you with access to a network of experienced experts in your industry. Athletic clubs, performing arts groups, cultural organizations, and everything in between can all be found here.

      University location

 The flagship campus of Northeastern builds on Boston's tradition of innovation. It more than 30 federally sponsored research centers, students work with skilled faculty to solve some of the world's most pressing problems. The main campus lies in the heart of Boston, between the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall. It truly is a campus within a city, with vast open spaces and tree-lined pathways. Apart from Boston Campus University have many more campuses around the world-

  • Charlotte 
  • North Carolina 
  • Seattle 
  • Washington 
  • San Jose
  • California 
  • Oakland 
  • Portland 
  • Maine
  • Toronto  
  • Vancouver
  • London

Top landmarks 

  • John Hancock Tower
  • Newbury Street
  • Memorial Hall
  • Skinny House
  • Boston Marathon Attack memorial
  • Faneuil hall
  • Highland Park-Fort Hill
  • Massachusetts Historical society
  • Good will Hunting Bench

     Nearest Airports

Logan International Airport is the nearest airport to Northeastern University (airport code BOS). Take the Massport Shuttle from your terminal to the State Street Blue Line train.

International Students info

Courses offered

  • BA
  • BFA
  • BSBA
  • BS
  • BSIB
  • BSCS
  • BSN
  • BSCE
  • MA
  •  M.ARCH
  • MFA
  • M. Des
  • MBA
  • MS
  • MSA
  • MSF
  • MAT

    Apart from these, NEU offers some PhD and certificate courses as well.

       Student Support

Visas & Immigration support

The Office of Global Services at NEU is available to assist international students in navigating the intricacies of US government regulations and procedures. The department provides all the information and helps regarding visa services and immigration to the international students All F-1 and J-1 international students must retain proper immigration status in the United States, according to federal regulations. It is your obligation to keep your status current.

       International Student contact

      Students can contact here for more information regarding visa and    immigration-

354 Richards Hall

360 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115


+1-617-373-8788 (Fax)

Email: [email protected]

    Students can also visit here-

  Student life

Student society

     There are numerous students’ societies and organizations at NEU that bring together students and engage them in a variety of activities based on political, cultural, and other factors.

Some following name here-

  •  Ethnic and cultural organizations
  •  Political organizations
  •  Special interest groups
  •  Honor societies
  •   Fraternities
  •   Sororities
  •  Professional fraternities and sororities
  •   Student publications
  •   Student media
  •  Performing arts

 Sports and fitness

       Intramural Sports activities at Campus Recreation allow members of the campus community to compete in a variety of tournaments and leagues. Flag football, softball, soccer, broomball, badminton, floor hockey, and volleyball are just a few of the team and individual sports available. There are competitive and recreational divisions within each sport, as well as men's, women's, and co- recreation divisions. In a fast-paced, competitive, and enjoyable setting, university's activities provide students with opportunity to build and strengthen their leadership and social abilities. The Campus Recreation Intramural Sports programs continue to promote healthy lifestyles and wellness, provide an environment that allows for peer competition, and provide entertaining experiences for the entire campus community by hosting these tournaments and leagues.

Health & Wellbeing

     The university is committed to delivering health and well-being services to students that are tailored to their specific requirements. Counseling sessions, stress management classes, teaching good sleep, delivering sleep management training, and Palouse Mindfulness are among the university's emotional wellness services for students. For students mental health services are provided by appointment through phone, video, and in-person. Students outside of Massachusetts can get mental health care via Find@Northeastern 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call NYPD at 617.373.3333 (or 911 off-campus) or go to your local Emergency Department if you or someone you know has a medical or mental health emergency. You can visit here for more details-

 Residential Life

NEU offers great accommodation facilities for its students. Every hall and apartment has all ultra-modern facilities So that the residential life of the residents can be convenient and they can focus more on their studies while living on the campus.

  • A bed frame, mattress (twin XL), desk, desk chair, and dresser are included in each room.
  •  Unable to provide  individual room square footage/measurements due to the unique nature of each room.
  • All of Northeastern University's residence halls are smoke-free zones.
  • The majority of the rooms are for two people (triple-occupancy rooms are also available)
  • Stetson East, Stetson West, and International Village all have dining halls.
  • In most halls, common community spaces can be used for studies, group projects, or student activities.
  • A meal plan is compulsory for all first-year students.
  • A limited number of single rooms are offered. If you are interested, please indicate your preference on the housing application, or if you have a medical or accessibility concern, please register with the Disability Resource Center or University Health and Counseling Services through the Disability Resource Center or University Health and Counseling Services.

Food & Drink

       Meal plans at Northeastern allow you to choose from a range of dining halls that provide brick-oven pizza, stir-fries, pastas, and salads, among other options. Students can also eat and drink well at the library cafe.

  • Dunkin' Donuts
  • Starbuck
  • Farmer Horse Coffee
  • Pavement Coffee House
  • Caffe Bene
  • Five Guys
  • Boston Market
  • B.GOOD
  • SUBWAY Restaurant

Weekend getaways

Northeastern is not the biggest party school, but you will always be able to find a party going on the weekends or go to a local bar. The most popular student group is the Student Government or NUCALLS (a language club). Apart from this, you could have many options to do great things on your weekend’s like-

  • Fenway Park
  • Freedom Trail
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
  • North End
  • Boston Public Garden
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library
  • Samuel Adams Brewery

      Part time jobs

Students who desire to work on campus can work 20 hours per week during the academic year and 40 hours per week during the summer or when school is not in session. The amount of time students can work off campus is determined on the sort of work authorization approval they have acquired. The Student Employment Office is in charge of hiring all students at Northeastern University.

 Student Safety

   Northeastern University reported 562 instances of crime and safety involving students on or near campus or on other university-owned assets in 2019. With a student enrollment of 22,207, that equates to 25.31 occurrences per 1,000 students. Northeastern's neighborhood is rather safe, far safer than other city areas in the United States. NUPD is a full-service, accredited police department with patrol and investigative departments that operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. NUPD has devised effective crime-detection and prevention tactics based on technology and community interaction on campus.

    Famous courses

The most famous majors at Northeastern University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services; Communication, Journalism, etc.

     Campus recruitment


The Northeastern University's employer Engagement and Career Design staff charge of all Special Education and Teaching, Learning, and Technology curriculum, as well as the Pre-Professional Seminar and Intern Teaching. Offers a huge number of job and internship opportunities. Handshake is a website where students may register and search for the right employer and job for them. Your college's internship program department will find you an internship that you are interested in. Students must go through a series of interviews and aptitude tests in order to be considered for placements. 

You can get more information by clicking here.

Famous companies who recruit directly from Campus

  • Hootsuite
  • Salesforce
  • Amazon
  • Fujitsu
  • Microsoft
  • SAP Canada 
  • Slack
  • Thinkific
  • Electronic Arts
  1. Median Earnings 5 Years After Graduation     75,000     
  2. Median Earnings 2 Years After Graduation    55,000 
  3. Employed 2 Years After Graduation            92% 
  4. Employed 6 months After Graduation             950% 

     Brochures & applications 

You can visit for more updates and info regarding application form and brochures-

Application Requirements

  • Online application form
  • Transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate schools attended
  • Personal statement, detailing your interest in the program and goals
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75 to $100 (if required)
  • One to three letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume and/or curriculum vitae
  • Official GRE, LSAT, or GMAT scores (If required by your program)
  • Submit proof of English proficiency including official TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo exam scores based on your college’s requirements. Please note required scores vary by program. 

Northeastern University Programs

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IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into top universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Northeastern University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 7.

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Northeastern University Cost of studies


Bachelors: $ 48,560

Masters: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Northeastern University Deadlines

Bachelors: November 1

Masters: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Northeastern University Rankings


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801 -1000
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301 -350


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