Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university offering undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. The university also offers select advanced degrees at campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Seattle, Washington.
A world-class faculty, a strong research enterprise, and outstanding resources for scholarly exploration and discovery fuel the university’s 33 PhD programs—in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and professional fields such as engineering and computer science.
Northeastern is known for use-inspired research that yields potential solutions to global challenges, with a focus on health, security, and sustainability. The university is home to national research centers designated by the National Science Foundation, the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Institutes of Health.
The faculty and the university form productive research collaborations with global partners in industry, government, and other academic institutions.
Ready to get a complete sense of what it’s like to be a Northeastern student? Discover the Northeastern Difference by spending a morning or afternoon on our campus. We offer many visit options for prospective students to observe campus life, talk with staff and students and get all the important questions answered.
Our medical team is designed to meet both the urgent and routine health needs of students. This model of caremeans that you may schedule visits with us as needed for acute medical problems or choose a clinician (physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant) who will be your first choice for care while you are at school.
Boston Campus ResourcesNortheastern University has an attractive urban campus and provides an engaging environment for graduate students. We offer a variety of support services, resources, and events to help shape your experience and achieve your educational goals. Here is an overview of some important topics as you begin this exciting and dynamic chapter in your academic life.
Northeastern combines all of the benefits of a traditional college campus with the wealth of resources found in one of the world's most dynamic cities. Our 73-acre campus located in the heart of Boston is a vibrant, self-contained community energized by the cultural, intellectual, social, and recreational pursuits of a diverse and engaged community of students, faculty, and staff..