History, Affiliations and Rankings
Northeastern University is a private non-profit college that was founded in 1898. The Boston Young Men's Christian Association, the first of its kind in the United States, founded an Evening Institute for Younger Men in May 1896 to combine, organize, and enhance the classes that had developed during the preceding 40 years. A bill to incorporate the institute as Northeastern College was submitted to the Massachusetts Legislature in 1916. Five years later, in order to more accurately reflect the growing breadth of its curriculum, the college changed its name to Northeastern University. For many international students, it is a well-liked university option. This university offers a majority of well regarded courses, which we think has a lot to do with its advantageous location. According to U.S. News ranking of the "Best Global Universities," it comes in at number #176 and #168 by THE (Times Higher Education) 2022 University Ranking
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The university has many campuses apart from the main campus in Boston, Massachusetts. The satellite campuses are in Burlington, Charlotte, London (UK), Nahant, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Toronto and Vancouver. The Boston campus offers both graduate and undergraduate programs. They have recently bought the New College of Humanities in London and have opened another campus in Vancouver, Canada in 2016. There are many professional programs based on the area of interest such as in the Analytics field they have 7 programs, for the business course they have 21 programs, for communications course and digital media course they have 16 programs and for education and learning they have 15 programs. It has a total number of 229 fields of study at the undergraduate and graduate level. Some of the popular courses are Biology, Chemistry, History, philosophy and theology, Public Health, Linguistics and Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology and Sports, Law, Sociology, Business Administration and Economics, etc
Accomplishments and Alumni
It has been placed in the category of R1 institute by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. According to National University Rankings by US News & World Report 2022 has placed it at #49 and QS World University Ranking has ranked it at #342 place in 2022. Numerous famous alumni of the university include basketball player Jose Juan Barea and activist short seller Andrew Left. Pran Nath, a co-developer of the theory of supergravity, and Mary Florentine, a professor of psychoacoustics and a Matthews Distinguished Professor, are two notable members of the faculty.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Up until the fall of 2018, the academic staff was around 1,830. The total number of students admitted was 27,391 by the fall of 2019. The number of undergraduates was 18,359, and the number of postgraduates was 9,032 by the fall of 2019. It also has 32%-34% of international students from 144 countries. They are located in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is a university for private research. The University has students from a wide range of backgrounds, including race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic level, gender, sexual orientation, and handicap status. University's vibrant and diverse campus offers several opportunities for students to engage with their peers. Some of the top companies that visit the university are Amazon, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Fidelity Investments, Microsoft Wayfair, Meta, Salesforce, Northeastern University College of Engineering Khoury College of Computer Sciences, McKinsey & Company, Tesla, etc.