Institutional Accomplishments

An accelerated pace

Bold new campus buildings. Award-winning students. International media attention. All are signs of the university's momentum. Whether fine-tuning our curriculum or building a state-of-the-art engineering hub, Northeastern always aims higher.

2016 - 1426
2015 -1416
2014 -1414
2013 -1390
2012 -1360
2011 -1341
2010 -1309
2009 -1288
2008 -1271
2007 -1254
2006 -1230

Mean two-part SAT scores for incoming freshmen


Attaining excellence

Northeastern’s experiential model enables students to fulfill their goals and prepares them for graduate school and engaging careers. Listen to Logan Jackson, E’16, 2016 Rhodes Scholar, as she discusses her path to achievement.


of our graduates are employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within nine months of graduation



We launched new platforms for learning.

Northeastern’s Professional Advancement Network integrates programs, partners, and campuses in five regions. PAN creates a new platform for education innovation that meets the rapidly changing needs of today's economy.


increase in graduate enrollment at regional campuses since 2011, contributing to overall graduate enrollment growth of 41 percent

Northeastern University–Charlotte

First regional campus. Opened 2011. Offers graduate programs to meet the demands of the local economy, targeting finance, advanced manufacturing, energy, and healthcare.

Northeastern University

The flagship campus in Boston. Home to world’s largest co-op program. Provides undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.

Northeastern University–Toronto

Latest addition to the university’s global network. Three online, industry-aligned MS programs in information assurance, project management, regulatory affairs for drugs, biologics, and medical devices.

Northeastern University–Silicon Valley

An educational hub embedded in semiconductor company Integrated Device Technology. Offers degree and certificate programs in computer science, data analytics, energy systems, business, and leadership and management.

Northeastern University–Seattle

Launched in 2012. Programs align with the region’s workforce needs. Provides advanced degree opportunities in computer science, bioinformatics, global studies, cybersecurity, and project management.


Media impact

Northeastern’s strong profile is reflected in the growing number of stories carried each year by the global news media about our academic and research enterprise.

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