How To Apply

The Foundation Year application for students applying for the 2016-2017 academic year is now online.  Please see link below under "To Apply"

We'll be hosting a Foundation Year Admissions Information Session at Northeastern on November 19, 2015 from 6:00-7:30pm at 101 Churchill Hall. Students, families, and community members are invited.


To be considered for Foundation Year, students must be:

  1. High school graduates or students holding GED completion certificates who have lived in Boston a year prior to applying to the program
  2. Motivated and willing to work hard to achieve their goals and earn a college degree
  3. Willing to commit to a full-time college course load

 To Apply:

  1. Submit your Foundation Year application online
  2. Attend the mandatory Interview Day
  3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online

Phone Number: 617.373.5549

In addition to the above requirements, admissions will also conduct a comprehensive review of each applicant’s motivation and commitment to earning a college degree.

For Foundation Year candidates, there are no SATs required and there are no application fees.

Applying to Northeastern University and applying to Foundation Year are separate processes. For information about applying to Northeastern University, visit the Northeastern University Admissions website. Visit Northeastern’s College of Professional Studies for information about applying to their programs.