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 18,299 undergraduate students:


Undergraduates had a global learning experience in 2016-2017


Freshman Retention Rate in the 2016-2017 academic year.


Patent applications filed by faculty and students since 2006


Male-to-Female Ratio


external research funding to Northeastern Students and Faculty in 2017-2018


International students


Co-op employers in the U.S. and around the world in 2017–2018


of incoming freshmen ranked in the top 10% of their HS class (2017)


Countries with experiential learning opportunities

97% of graduates from 2017-2018 were employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation.

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