Northeastern University


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Northeastern University


$30,309 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


Marine Science Library; African American Studies Library; Burlington Campus Library; School of Law Library.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 987,658 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 7,397 current serial subscriptions.
  • 2,307,956 microforms.
  • 17,765 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

John D. OBryant African-American Institute, Egan Science/Engineering Research Center, Behrakis Heath Sciences Center, Marine Science Center at Nahant, Center for Subsurfacing Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS), Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis, Research Vessel MYSIS, Marino Recreation Center, Badger-Rosen Squashbusters Center



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Other

Campus Resources

  • 1,993 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 10 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 260 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 24 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 350 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, health insurance


reading, math, writing, study skills, other


minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 2% of housing units are Singles.
  • 21% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 14% of housing units are Triples.
  • 63% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 34 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 88% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, SpringFest, Mardi Gras, Midnight Madness, International Carnevale
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 223 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Academy of Arts and Sciences, Alpha Phi Sigma (Omega Epsilon) Criminal Justice Honor Society, Alpha Pi Mu, Beta Alpha Psi, Chi Epsilon Honor Society; Eta Kappa Nu, Golden Key International Honor Society, Lambda Kappa Sigma, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Omega Chi Epsilon, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Sigma National Honors Biological Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, Rho Chi Society, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Tau Alpha Pi, Tau Beta Pi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Agape Christian Fellowship, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Chinese Christian Fellowship, Christian Student Union, Evangelical Northeastern University Fellowship forum, Hillel, Hindu Student Council, Islamic Society of NU, Latter-Day Saints Student Association, Lutheran Campus Ministry at Northeastern, Newman Club, Unitarian Universalists, Unity Gospel Ensemble;
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Organization, Arab Students Association, Armenian Students Association, Asian Student Union, Barkada, Black Student Association, Brazilian Organization, Cape Verdean Student Association, Caribbean Students Organization, Cultural Dance Organization, Haitian Student Unity, Hellenic, Hip Hop Culture Club, International Students Association, Korean Student Association, Latin American Student Organization, Persian, Proveccion Ibero American, Students for Israel at Northeastern, Turkish Student Association, UTSAV, Vietnamese Student Association;
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Academy of Students of Pharmacy, American Medical Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Art Society, Athletic Training, Biology, English, Finance and Investment, Future Educators, History, Human Services Organization, Institute for Electronics and Electrical Engineers, Institute of Industrial Engineering, International Affairs Society, International Business, Interpreting Club, Marketing Association, Math, Medical Laboratory Science; Modern Languages, Music & Entertainment Industry Student Association, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Senior Class, Pre Law Society, Researchers of Neuroscience, Society of Health Systems Pharmacy, Society of Physics Students, Speech and Hearing, American Chemical Society, Student National Medical Association/Minority Association of PreMed Students, Student Nurse's Association, Terra Society, United Nations Association, Communication, Criminal Justice Student Advisory Council, Honors Student Council, Linguistics, Off Campus Student Association, Council For University Programs, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Inter Class Council, Resident Student Association, Student Government Association, American Red Cross, Circle K, Engineers Without Borders, Habitat for Humanity, Campus Girl Scouts, Strong Women Strong Girls, Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity-Sigma Kappa Psi Chapter, Alpha Kappa Sigma Fraternity, Beta Gamma Epsilon Fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. - Chi Chapter, Kappa Sigma Fraternity- Xi Beta Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. - Beta Alpha Chapter, Phi Gamma Pi Fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity- Kappa Delta Chapter, Sigma Alpha Mu- Beta Tau Chapter, Sigma Phi Epsilon Faternity - Massachusetts Eta Chapter, Theta Delta Chi- Delta Triton Chapter, Greek Executive Council, Greek Week Committee, InterFraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council, Alpha Epsilon Phi - Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc. - Iota Gamma Chapter, Delta Phi Epsilo - Phi Eta Chapter, Delta Zeta - Xi Upsilon Chapter, Kappa Phi Lambda , Sigma Delta Tau - Gamma Mu Chapter, Sigma Gamma Rho Inc. - Kappa Nu Chapter, Sigma Sigma Sigma - Epsilon Chi Chapter, Accidentals, Bassix, Choral Society, Concert Band, Dance Company, Distilled Harmony a Cappella, DownBeats, Great White Way, Nor'Easters Acapella, NU & Improv'd, NU Scene, Orchestra, Pep Band, Silver Masque, College Democrats of Northeastern University, College Republicans, Cauldron Yearbook, Northeastern University Television, NU News, Onyx Informer, Spectrum Magazine, Times New Roman, WRBB 104. 9 FM, Public Relations Society of America, American Institute of Architecture Students, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Association of Computing Machinery, Association for Engineering Technology, Association of Latino Finance and Investment Club, Lambda Kappa Sigma (Women's Pharmacy, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Phi Delta Chi, Beta Chi Chapter Society of Automotive Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Society of Women Engineers, Student Society of Health Systems Pharmacy, Allied Student Coallition, Anime of NU, Ballroom Dance Team, Black Engineering Student Society, Black Media Association, Brothers About Change, Campus Against War and Racism, Class Councils, Downhillers Ski and Snowboard Club, Eating and Weight Concerns Project, Entrepreneur / Innovators Club, Females' Center of Excellence and Leadership-Xcel, Feminist Student Organization, Hammered, Huskiers and Outing Club, Mini Baja Team, NAACP Northeastern University Chapter, NU Production Club, NuBILAGA, NUBOTS, Philosophy Club, Progressive Student Alliance, Student Ambassadors of the Alumni Association, Students Fanzone, Students for Environmental Action, Teaching English Language and Literacy, Up 'til Dawn, Wireless Club, Women's Health and Fitness Club, Writers Rambling;
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Northeastern News (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Boston (6)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Boston (1)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Boston (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • 4% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 9 sororities
  • 4% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Boston University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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