United States

Northeastern University

=66 th
US College Rankings 2018
193 rd
World University Rankings 2018
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

Northeastern University

About Northeastern University

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University describes itself as a “global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world.”

The private institution has its main campus in the Fenway, Roxbury and Back Bay areas of Boston, Massachusetts, but has satellite campuses in other parts of the state.

Its reach is not limited to New England however, and Northeastern has graduate campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Toronto.

It caters for over 24,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who study under the Latin motto: Lux, Veritas, Virtus (Light, Truth, Courage).

The institution places great importance on global engagement and offers students learning opportunities with over 3000 partners in seven continents.

Faculty members regularly collaborate on research with colleagues on the other side of the world, and Northeastern alumni, trained as global, engaged citizens during their time at the university, are making their mark in 186 countries.

Northeastern has a proud sporting heritage, offering 18 varsity sports, 43 club sports, and 32 intramural sports – all playing under the Northeastern Huskies moniker.

The university has produced a wide-ranging list of notable alumni from a wide range of professional industries. Richard Egan and Roger Marino, co-founders of multinational EMC Corporation graduated from Northeastern in 1961. Jeff Clarke the CEO of Kodak took his MBA at the university.

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Key statistics

  • 32%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 49 : 51
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 14.0
    No. of students per staff
  • 18,780
    Number of Students
  • $14,470
    On-campus Room and Board
  • $61,000
    Salary after 10 years
  • $45,530
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings and 2018 US Rankings

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