A Northeastern education is like no other. We integrate rigorous classroom learning with real-world experiences—through opportunities to study, work, research, and serve on seven continents.

You’ll learn how to apply your knowledge, solve problems, and make a difference in the world—before you graduate. It’s a distinctive approach that prepares you to learn, grow, and succeed outside the familiar environment of the classroom. With more than 220 majors in eight colleges and programs, we offer nearly limitless opportunities for you to create a unique, personalized learning journey.

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90% of graduates have jobs related to their degree.

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What is
Experiential Learning?

It’s putting your education into action through immersive experiences that integrate the classroom with the real world. It’s “co-op” (cooperative education), global opportunities, service learning, and research. It’s the most powerful learning model.

Areas of
Study

Our colleges are close-knit communities, each with their own approaches and programs offering an array of academic choices and interdisciplinary opportunities to prepare you for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment in a world that is constantly changing. For students undecided about their major, we offer the Explore Program for Undeclared Students to help you explore your passions and define your areas of interest.

Student Profile

Undergraduate Student Demographics

  • States Represented: 50
  • Countries Represented: 121
  • International Students: 17%
  • Asian American Students: 17%
  • Hispanic/Latinx Students: 8%
  • Black or African American Students: 5%
  • Native American Students: 1%

Geographic Distribution of Freshmen

  • New England: 17%
  • Mid-Atlantic: 27%
  • International: 16%
  • West: 15%
  • South: 14%
  • Midwest: 5%
  • Other (U.S. Territory/Other Country): 5%
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