Northeastern University

=173 rd
World University Rankings 2020
69 th
US Rankings 2019
360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, United States

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

  • $15,880
    On-campus Room and Board
    (1)
  • $49,497
    Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
    (1)
  • $64,367
    Salary after 10 years
    (1)
  • 13.9
    No. of students per staff
    (2)
  • 35%
    Percentage of International Students
    (2)
  • 49 : 51
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
    (2)
  • 19,575
    Number of FTE Students
    (2)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2020 US Rankings and (2) 2020 World University Rankings

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