Northeastern University

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Northeastern University

A private university known for its immersive work experiences. Northeastern is a top-ranked US university with its main campus in the heart of world-famous Boston. 

Why choose Northeastern? 

#8 in the US for university career services 

Princeton Review 2023 

Nearly 18,000 international students 

IIE Open Doors Report 2022 

#1 student city in the USA 

QS Best Student Cities 2023 

Main campus located in Boston, a major city on the east coast of the USA, about 3 hours from New York City. Regional graduate campuses located in Silicon Valley and Seattle. 

Northeastern is well regarded around the world for its impressive cooperative education (“co-op”) program. 


in the USA for International Business 

U.S. News Best Colleges 2024 

in the USA for Entrepreneurship 

U.S. News Best Colleges 2024 

in the USA for Pharmacy 

U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2023 

in the USA for Engineering 

U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2023 

Take a closer look at Northeastern University

Here’s why our students love Northeastern 

A campus population of motivated and successful students who graduate with real-world experiences. Live and study in Boston, the epicenter of American higher education.

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At Northeastern, you’ll gain the professional experience employers look for.

With top 10 rankings in career services and internships, Northeastern helps students build practical skills for the workforce.

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Northeastern University: by the numbers

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Let’s choose your route to a Northeastern University degree

There are a few different routes to becoming a student at Northeastern University. 

Direct admission 

  • To Graduate Certificates 
  • To master’s degrees 

Bachelor’s completion 

  • For 10 undergraduate majors, including Analytics, Finance, IT and Management 

Graduate pathway 

  • To master’s degrees in Engineering, Computing, Business, Science and more 

Doctorate admission

  • To Doctor of Education (EdD) in Hong Kong SAR 

Life on campus

Learn at the university with the 2nd highest number of international students in the USA and enjoy the perfect balance of campus and city life.

Learn from professors who make it their mission to help students excel in the global economy. 


in the USA for internships (U.S. News & World Report 2024) 

Top 60  

national US university 


Student clubs and organizations 

Any other questions?

Where is Northeastern? 

Northeastern’s main campus is located in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston is one of the largest US cities on the east coast and about a 3-hour drive to New York City. Northeastern also has regional graduate campuses in Silicon Valley and Seattle, Washington. 

How big is Northeastern? 

Northeastern is a large, private university with an overall student population of 40,000+ students across its undergraduate and graduate schools. Of this total, nearly 18,000 students are international. 

What’s it like being a student in Boston? 

With 35+ colleges and universities in the Boston area and more than 150,000 students, it’s no wonder Boston is known worldwide as an incredible student city. It’s a place where you’ll always feel welcomed and you’ll never run out of fun things to do!

Get in touch if you’re interested in applying to Northeastern University