History, Affiliations and Rankings
Northeastern University is a private university that was founded in 1898. It is a co-educational institute and the main campus of the university is situated in Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. It is a large residential university that allows students from across the world to take admission to various courses offered at the university campus. A top-tier global research University, it offers industry-aligned courses to provide experiential learning to students from worldwide, in the heart of Seattle, the #1 city for STEM professionals. The university believes in education for all and grants scholarships and funds to more than three-fourths of the students of the university. One of the Most Innovative Universities in the US, NU Seattle ranks at #49 among US Universities and #342 globally by QS World University Rankings 2022.
Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses
Northeastern University's main campus is situated in an urban area and it expands over an area of 73 acres. The world-class education of Northeastern University is offered at multiple locations. Apart from Boston, the university also has campuses in Charlotte, San Francisco, and Seattle. Toronto is the first international campus of Northeastern University. The other international campus is in Vancouver. The university houses 19 varsity sports teams participating in 64 club sports. The university’s sports team competes in NCAA Division I. The Snell Library of the university allows students to 3D print models and Laser-cut their projects. The college also has 30 federally funded research centers available to students. More than 90% of NU undergraduates complete at least one professional co-op during their college time.?? Northeastern University offers over 460 programs to international students, including 318 undergraduate majors and 150+ master's degree and certificate programs.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Northeastern University has been a world leader in the field of education, research, and distinctive learning for more than 100 years. The university not only offers career-advancing education but also unique courses that are highly in demand in a particular region. The student organization and community service of Northeastern University help the students of the university to broaden their college experience and connect with new people. Students can engage themselves in volunteer opportunities, enhance their leadership skills and explore their talent while being connected to the university community. According to the Princeton Review, the University ranks #2 nationally for Best Internships and Career Services, while it has been graded A+ for Job Placements by the BusinessWeek. Each member of the university is committed to providing a support system to students and helping them throughout to build their careers. Some of the alumni are Shawn Fanning (Developed Napster), Wendy Williams (TV Host), Biz Stone (American Entrepreneur), Reggie Lewis (Basketball Player), and Patrice O’Neal (Stand-up Comedian).
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Northeastern University has over 13,000 undergraduate students enrolled in various disciplines. Students of Northeastern University get an opportunity to gain work experience even before receiving the degree. Many of them complete at least one professional course during their academic studies and get employed soon after the completion of the course. Northeastern University is also the home to the largest international student population in the United States, with over 1,400 international students from 140 countries. Amazon, Google, Wayfair, Meta, Salesforce, Fidelity Investments, and other corporations recruit graduates from Northeastern University.