The strength of a Northeastern education is experiential learning—it enables you to explore your path, find your passion, and acquire the skills and knowledge that prepare you for a lifetime of success.

There’s no other university experience quite like it. Our graduates prove this every day.

We're vision driven—and our focus is you.

Our entire learning model is centered around your success. Powered by our signature co-op program and fueled by your inclination for exploration-driven excellence, experiential learning at Northeastern is the advantage that will set you apart in the real world.

Take a look at what sets Northeastern apart in both our student body and our institutional accomplishments from the 2014-2015 academic year:

A Glimpse at the University

A breakdown of our 17,506 undergraduate students:


Undergraduates had a global learning experience in 2014-2015


Freshman Retention Rate in the 2014-2015 academic year.


Patent Applicants filed by faculty and students in 2014-2015


Male-to-Female Ratio


external research funding to Northeastern Students and Faculty in 2014-2015


International students


Co-op Partners Globally


of incoming freshmen ranked in the top 10% of their HS class (2015)


Countries with experiential learning opportunities

90% of graduates from the 2014-2015 school year were employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation.

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