Northeastern University (NU) is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. It is categorized as an R1 institution (Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in the Fenway-Kenmore, Roxbury, South End, and Back Bay neighborhoods of Boston. The university has satellite campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, and Silicon Valley, California that exclusively offer graduate degrees. An additional satellite campus will open in Toronto, Canada in late 2016. The university’s enrollment is approximately 8,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 graduate students.
Northeastern is a large, highly residential university. Most students choose to live on campus but upperclassmen have the option to live off campus. More than 75% of Northeastern students receive some form of financial aid. In the 2015-16 school year, the university offered $239 million in grant and scholarship assistance.
The university’s sports teams, the Northeastern Huskies, compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) in 18 varsity sports. The men’s and women’s hockey teams compete in Hockey East, while the men’s and women’s rowing teams compete in the Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges (EARC) and Eastern Association of Women’s Rowing Colleges (EAWRC), respectively. Men’s lacrosse competes in the PCLL. In 2013, men’s basketball won its first CAA regular season championship, men’s soccer won the CAA title for the first time, and women’s ice hockey won a record 16th Beanpot championship.
Why should I visit Northeastern University?
Explore Northeastern kicks off with a 45-minute presentation on our distinctive academic and experiential programs along with our admissions and financial aid process. Following the presentation one our Husky Ambassadors will take you on a 1-hour tour of campus to show you academic and research areas, a first-year residence hall, and the recreation centers.
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