Student applications, academic profile at all-​​time high

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity received 49,822 under­grad­uate appli­ca­tions for 2,800 seats in the Fall 2014 freshman class — more than in any pre­vious year and a ratio of 18 appli­cants per seat. The group of admitted stu­dents exceeds all pre­vious bench­marks in terms of aca­d­emic achieve­ment, total appli­cants, and geo­graphic diversity.

Games that go beyond entertainment

Northeastern’s grad­uate campus in Seattle hosted an event last Wednesday fea­turing experts from acad­emia and industry who dis­cussed how to expand the capa­bility and breadth of video games that make a soci­etal impact in areas like health and education.

Sustainable partnerships in Seattle

At a recent event at North­eastern University’s grad­uate campus in Seattle, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun called Northeastern’s grad­uate campus ini­tia­tive a “50-​​year invest­ment” in the city that will focus on degree pro­grams in high-​​demand fields and thoughtful research and edu­ca­tional collaborations.

Synergy in Seattle

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told Seattle-​​area leaders Wednesday night that Northeastern’s new grad­uate campus will leverage the strengths of both the uni­ver­sity and the region, cre­ating solu­tions to regional and global challenges.

Investing in exceptionalism

Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun said on Wednesday at the annual State of the Uni­ver­sity Town Hall Meeting that North­eastern is well posi­tioned to lead in higher education’s rapidly changing landscape.