Northeastern University

Boston, MA
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Boston, MA, 360 Huntington Ave
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Career Preparation A
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups B+
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Northeastern University is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 19,940 students and offering 218 degrees in Boston, MA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Northeastern University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,453 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
0
132
Commerce
716
199
Development Economics and International Development
14
Economics
113
38
2
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
0
8
Finance
0
76
International Business
117
8
Operations Research
18
Taxation
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Engineering
1,301 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architecture
58
43
Biomedical Sciences
3
0
Chemical Engineering
75
10
5
Civil Engineering
94
64
7
Computer Engineering
38
10
Computer Software Engineering
104
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
62
161
15
Engineering
87
4
Environmental Design/architecture
6
Environmental Science
34
Environmental Studies
31
Industrial Engineering
60
33
5
Landscape Architecture
1
Mechanical Engineering
190
94
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
998 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist
2
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
15
41
Health and Medical Administrative Services
57
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
6
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
2
0
Nurse Anesthetist
18
2
Pharmaceutical Sciences
9
30
5
Pharmacology
14
0
Pharmacy
0
129
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration
130
Physical Therapy/therapist
0
107
Public Health
2
16
Registered Nurse
255
63
10
2
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
83
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
672 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Asian Studies/civilization
4
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
4
Counseling Psychology
25
2
2
Cultural Anthropology
1
History
28
17
2
Human Services
35
0
International Relations and Affairs
109
Linguistics
8
Philosophy
10
Political Science
112
13
4
Psychology
172
0
4
Public Policy Analysis
15
0
Religion/religious Studies
4
School Psychology
30
20
5
Sociology
37
5
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Mathematics and Science
489 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
40
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
1
Biology
141
8
6
Biophysics
3
0
Biotechnology
0
15
Chemistry
36
23
19
Geology/earth Science
2
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
7
8
2
Mathematics
48
1
4
Neuroscience
95
Physics
10
9
11
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Computer Technology
459 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
3
Computer and Information Sciences
96
239
12
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
72
Illustration
1
Information Science/studies
11
0
0
Systems Engineering
25
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
321 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies
34
Criminal Justice
76
22
5
Law
171
Legal Professions and Studies
5
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
211 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication
158
0
Communication and Media Studies
1
Design and Visual Communications
4
Journalism
40
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Art and Design
162 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Digital Arts
2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
11
Film/cinema/video Studies
15
Fine Arts
23
0
Graphic Design
38
Music
63
Music
10
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Education and Liberal Arts
112 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
10
Applied Behavior Analysis
7
Applied Mathematics
12
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
22
English Language and Literature
42
4
7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
Liberal Arts
1
0
Spanish Language and Literature
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
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Online Programs

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Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Behavior Analysis
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
BSN Nursing , Class of 1977
cooperative education, I worked as a NA in Boston Hospitals
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business , Class of 1987
Coop opportunities, evening classes for those that work full time
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music , Class of 2004
co-op program, career services, practical business curriculum for those looking to enter a specific field
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications/Social MEdia , Class of 2014
Co-op programs, Career Center, Career Fairs, Career Advisors, Online Job Board
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Philosophy , Class of 1982
Northeastern was one of the first and only universities that offered cooperative education.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
BSBA , Class of 1992
I went to school at night while working full time and raising two children. Most of the other students were also working full time. Culture was work hard and get out of my way.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 1995
Not sure, graduated many years ago
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Health science , Class of 1990
Mix of on and off campus atudents
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music , Class of 2004
mixed bag, but the folks I hung with had fairly focused career aspirations
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech Language Pathology , Class of 2015
motivated, intelligent, driven, successful, mature
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Philosophy , Class of 1982
Back then it was mostly a commuter campus. Students were very career focused for the most part.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
Physical Education , Class of 1977
Plenty of classrooms all over the campus and great athletic facilites.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSBA , Class of 1992
It was a high school during the day.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BSN Nursing , Class of 1977
I lived in a dorm my freshman year then private apartments
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Health science , Class of 1990
Much better today than when I was there
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music , Class of 2004
plenty of computer/technical labs, adequate on campus housing, plenty of dining, etc
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Communications/Social MEdia , Class of 2014
computer labs, dorms, classrooms, sport facilities...
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Speech Language Pathology , Class of 2015
A lot is being redone now - lots of new!
Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 12 Reviews
Alumni
BSN Nursing , Class of 1977
cooperative education, co-ops at major area hospitals
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology , Class of 1986
Student organizations are numerous and a student can find one of interest to them.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Music , Class of 2004
couldn't say, but i participated in some music groups
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS in Philosophy , Class of 1982
I lived at a fraternity, so my activities centered around that. As far as sports went, hockey was the it sport.
Rated January 2016
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