Once again, the university has many accomplishments and much recognition to celebrate. Remarkable students. Accomplished scholars. Innovative new programs and partnerships. And record-breaking philanthropy. 

The facts and figures highlighted here represent more than momentum; they’re markers of the tremendous impact the university community is having on the world. 

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Northeastern’s new level of external support for its research is built upon the university’s proven track record for solving society’s most pressing challenges—particularly in health, security, and sustainability.

Research awards: External research awards received in millions of dollars, each year since 2006


The university continues to expand co-op and experiential learning opportunities around the globe, providing students the skills that give them a distinct advantage in the competitive job and graduate education arenas.  

Experiential learning expansion: Number of countries where Northeastern provided experiential learning opportunities

Northeastern has built a diverse community of accomplished, entrepreneurial, and highly motivated students from around the world—the perfect match for the university’s experiential approach to learning on the global stage.

Mean SAT scores for entering freshmen

Support for Northeastern has never been stronger, as alumni, parents, and friends deepen their connection to the university and invest in its future. 


The university continues to recruit top faculty and academic leaders. Their expertise in established and emerging areas of knowledge strategically aligns with Northeastern’s research and academic enterprise.

At the intersection of ideas: Many of the 333 faculty members who joined the university over the past six years have joint appointments in fields that intersect across colleges and disciplines.