Northeastern University has been inspiring minds since 1898. Globally recognized faculty and research, rigorous and flexible study options, and its renowned experiential learning model provides students a powerful education. Students from across the U.S., and more than 14,000 international students and scholars from 140 countries, enjoy a dynamic and diverse university environment.
U.S. World & News Report 2020 ranked it 40th Best U.S. University and 1st Best Co-op and Internships. Princeton Review 2020 ranked Northeastern 4th Best Career Services.
Academic advisors and mentors help students choose programs that meet their personal and professional goals. At the heart of every program is experiential learning, a combination of course work with the opportunity to work alongside professionals at Northeastern's more than 3,350 partner organizations in the U.S. and around the world. This allows students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-world challenges, and to enter the global workforce with valuable practical experience.
The university has locations in Boston, Massachusetts Charlotte, North Carolina San Francisco and Silicon Valley, California Seattle, Washington Portland, Maine and Toronto and Vancouver, Canada. Multi-faceted communities with world-class healthcare, cultural venues, restaurants and recreation welcome international students. Locations are strategically located within close proximity to industry leaders and entrepreneurial start-ups where professional networks can be built.
A tier one research university with more than 30 research centers, Northeastern has a long-standing tradition of partnering with institutions and researchers from around the globe. Research at Northeastern addresses many of the world's challenges on health, sustainability, security and more.
Students are shown how to engage with a diverse world, embrace change, set new trends, and strive for excellence. They become self-directed learners who continue developing their knowledge and skills after earning their degree. Alumni communities around the world offer life-long professional and social support.