How To Apply

Apply to the College of Science Graduate Programs

Prospective students for the College of Science Graduate Programs must apply online using ApplyYourself. Please note that all letters of recommendation must also be submitted online via ApplyYourself.

To ascertain the status of your application, please log in to ApplyYourself. Once the status is “Committee Review,” the College of Science faculty committee will begin reviewing your application and making a recommendation to the College of Science Graduate Programs. The final admission decision is made by the graduate school upon recommendation of the department faculty committee.

Prior to beginning a graduate program, students must meet one of the following conditions:

  • Have received a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • Have received a master’s degree or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have received a first professional or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university
  • Be enrolled in a PlusOne program at Northeastern University

Application Requirements
Deadlines and credential requirements vary with each degree program. Find out what you need for your application here.

FAQs for Applicants
You are not the only one who has questions about the application process. Read some of the most frequently asked questions here!

Materials Required
Please note that in addition to the submission of your on-line application, all required application materials must also be received by the stated deadlines in order for your application to be considered. The only GRE and TOEFL institution code needed is 3682. Please note that GRE scores are valid for five years, and TOEFL scores are valid for two years.

The Registrar’s Office website lists tuition cost, fees, information about refund policies, withdrawals and deadlines to which you must adhere. Payment plan options may also be found there.