Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston, and a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Our signature cooperative education program, one of the largest and most innovative in the world, is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions.
We integrate rigorous classroom studies with experiential learning opportunities—anchored by the nation's largest, most innovative cooperative education programs—to prepare students for a lifetime of achievement. We pursue applied research with an interdisciplinary focus to develop solutions to real-world problems. We are a leader in engaging our urban community to advance economic and social vitality in our region and our world.