A UNIVERSITY ENGAGED
with the WORLD
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university offering undergraduate and
graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. The university
also offers select advanced degrees at campuses in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Seattle, Washington.
Northeastern is known for use-inspired research that yields potential solutions to global challenges, with a focus on health, security, and sustainability. The university is home to national research centers designated by the National Science Foundation, the National Cancer Institute, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Security Agency, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Institutes of Health.
The faculty and the university form productive research collaborations with global partners in industry, government, and other academic institutions.