There's something for everyone at Northeastern
Northeastern is a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by faculty collaboration, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to academic excellence. Of the 18,687 students currently enrolled in Northeastern’s seven undergraduate colleges, 20% are international students who come from 122 different countries worldwide.
Experiential learning and cooperative education
Experiential learning at Northeastern integrates the classroom with the real world. This is the strength of a Northeastern education. Powered by the signature co-op program, experiential learning enables you to explore your path, find your passion, and acquire the skills and knowledge that prepare students for a lifetime of success. Northeastern offers a rigorous, guided, and flexible academic environment, making it easier for you to chart your own path as you choose a four- or five-year program and countless experiential learning opportunities.
Students create their own learning journeys through the Northeastern network. You will benefit from opportunities to pursue your own unique path in a variety of ways that speak to your interests and motivations—allowing you the chance to shape and extend your Northeastern experience after graduation.
At Northeastern, you will have the opportunity to do more than observe research solutions. With more than 1,380 full-time faculty members, students have easy access to internationally known and respected scholars and researchers. You will experience knowledge creation through collaborative partnerships with faculty mentors on campus and through countless experiential learning opportunities across the world.
The ultimate urban campus
Part of the Northeastern experience is the community surrounding its campus. Located in America’s most popular college town—Boston—Northeastern students enjoy a vibrant community rich with cultural, historic, and civic institutions. With more than 400 student clubs and organizations, 70+ club and intramural sports, and 18 varsity teams, there’s something for everyone.
The Office of Global Services
The Office of Global Services (OGS) embodies Northeastern’s global vision and commitment to promoting meaningful cross-cultural understanding for all members of the community. Drawing on Northeastern’s rich cultural diversity, OGS offers programs and services that enhance the Northeastern experience and support compliance with immigration regulations. OGS sponsors a full range of cultural programming, including international orientation and a month-long cultural festival in February as well as other events throughout the year.