Northeastern University

Boston, MA

Northeastern University

360 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115-5005
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Northeastern University Review

A- Excellent
4.020825 Based on 12 Reviews
Career Preparation
A
Students and Culture
A-
Facilities
A-
Activities and Groups
B+

Degree Overview

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.

2307 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural History and Criticism, General
 
11
 
 
 
Architecture
 
32
33
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
8
 
 
 
Biomedical Sciences, General
 
 
5
 
 
Biotechnology
 
 
0
 
 
Chemical Engineering
 
154
65
 
14
Civil Engineering, General
 
80
79
 
8
Civil Engineering, Other
 
 
1
 
 
Computer Engineering, General
 
97
 
 
10
Computer Software Engineering
 
 
349
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
85
141
 
18
Engineering, General
 
 
315
 
3
Engineering, Other
 
77
97
 
8
Environmental Design/Architecture
 
 
8
 
 
Environmental Science
 
32
 
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
32
 
 
 
Industrial Engineering
 
91
81
 
5
Landscape Architecture
 
4
 
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
222
126
 
16

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1692 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
 
121
 
 
Business/Commerce, General
 
900
150
 
 
Development Economics and International Development
 
14
 
 
 
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
 
189
49
 
5
Economics, General
 
0
0
 
0
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
 
8
 
 
Finance, General
 
 
87
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
101
4
 
 
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Operations Research
 
 
54
 
 
Research and Development Management
 
 
0
 
 
Taxation
 
 
10
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1023 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/Audiologist
 
 
 
 
16
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
28
0
 
 
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
 
109
 
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
 
6
 
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
 
 
0
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
 
 
3
 
0
Nurse Anesthetist
 
 
0
0
 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
 
1
33
 
6
Pharmacology
 
 
6
 
3
Pharmacy
 
120
 
 
126
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Physical Therapy/Therapist
 
142
 
 
194
Public Health, General
 
3
0
 
 
Public Health, Other
 
 
 
 
3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
105
102
8
3
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
 
6
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

744 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
 
0
16
 
 
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
248
310
 
9
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
 
 
3
 
 
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
 
 
53
 
 
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
 
6
20
 
 
Illustration
 
0
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
8
5
 
4
Systems Engineering
 
 
62
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

656 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
110
 
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
4
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
134
2
 
8
Biophysics
 
2
0
 
 
Biotechnology
 
 
0
 
 
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
24
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
40
12
 
18
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
2
 
 
 
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
 
10
17
 
6
Mathematics, General
 
90
4
 
6
Neuroscience
 
134
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
17
5
 
10
Systems Science and Theory
 
 
1
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

626 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
1
 
 
 
Asian Studies/Civilization
 
1
 
 
 
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
 
 
 
2
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
15
1
1
Cultural Anthropology
 
1
 
 
 
History, General
 
18
14
 
4
Human Services, General
 
22
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
156
10
 
 
Linguistics
 
8
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
10
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
108
10
 
5
Political Science and Government, Other
 
14
 
 
 
Psychology, General
 
0
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
10
 
 
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Public Policy Analysis, General
 
 
5
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
 
128
6
 
4
School Psychology
 
 
13
20
2
Social Sciences, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Sociology
 
25
4
 
6

191 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
 
4
 
 
 
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
 
0
 
 
Applied Mathematics, General
 
 
23
 
 
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
 
 
10
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
26
6
 
7
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
 
 
2
 
 
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
3
 
 
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
108
 
 
 

146 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Design and Applied Arts, Other
 
0
7
 
 
Digital Arts
 
19
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
7
 
 
 
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
 
0
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
4
1
 
 
Game and Interactive Media Design
 
10
 
 
 
Graphic Design
 
45
 
 
 
Music, General
 
41
 
 
 
Music, Other
 
 
12
 
 

114 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
 
44
 
 
 
Communication, General
 
0
 
 
 
Design and Visual Communications, General
 
 
7
 
 
Journalism
 
34
29
 
 

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Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by New England Commission 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
  • 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
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate 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?

4.3333333333333 Based on 12 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BSN Nursing, Class of 1977

    cooperative education, I worked as a NA in Boston Hospitals

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Business, Class of 1987

    Coop opportunities, evening classes for those that work full time

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Music, Class of 2004

    co-op program, career services, practical business curriculum for those looking to enter a specific field

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Communications/Social MEdia, Class of 2014

    Co-op programs, Career Center, Career Fairs, Career Advisors, Online Job Board

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS in Philosophy, Class of 1982

    Northeastern was one of the first and only universities that offered cooperative education.

    5 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4 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.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Psychology, Class of 1995

    Not sure, graduated many years ago

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Health science, Class of 1990

    Mix of on and off campus atudents

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Music, Class of 2004

    mixed bag, but the folks I hung with had fairly focused career aspirations

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Speech Language Pathology, Class of 2015

    motivated, intelligent, driven, successful, mature

    5 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.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.0833333333333 Based on 12 Reviews
  • Alumni
    Physical Education, Class of 1977

    Plenty of classrooms all over the campus and great athletic facilites.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BSBA, Class of 1992

    It was a high school during the day.

    2 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BSN Nursing, Class of 1977

    I lived in a dorm my freshman year then private apartments

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Health science, Class of 1990

    Much better today than when I was there

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Music, Class of 2004

    plenty of computer/technical labs, adequate on campus housing, plenty of dining, etc

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Communications/Social MEdia, Class of 2014

    computer labs, dorms, classrooms, sport facilities...

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Speech Language Pathology, Class of 2015

    A lot is being redone now - lots of new!

    5 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.6666666666667 Based on 12 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BSN Nursing, Class of 1977

    cooperative education, co-ops at major area hospitals

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Geology, Class of 1986

    Student organizations are numerous and a student can find one of interest to them.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Music, Class of 2004

    couldn't say, but i participated in some music groups

    4 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.

    4 Rated January 2016

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