The mission of Northeastern University

To educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment.

To create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

A university engaged with the world

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university. Northeastern provides unprecedented worldwide experiential learning opportunities, grounded in its signature co-op program. The university’s research enterprise is strategically aligned with three universal imperatives: health, security, and sustainability.