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College Deliberately: Northeastern University

Northeastern University is a very large, private not-for-profit, four-year University that emphasizes research, culture and career located in the city of Boston, MA. It is known for Business/Commerce, Business/Commerce and Computer Software Engineering.

Northeastern University

place 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5005
phone Phone: (617) 373-2000
web Web: http://www.northeastern.edu/
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Accreditation

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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Northeastern University New England Commission of Higher Education Accredited 1940-12-01 2029-06-30
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Northeastern University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Links

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Northeastern University’s mission is to educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and to create and translate knowledge to meet global and societal needs. We provide a world-based approach to education and research. Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global, experiential research university. Grounded in its signature cooperative education program, the University today provides unprecedented experiential learning opportunities around the world.

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Northeastern University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Northeastern University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Northeastern University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
Less than 3% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Master’s degree
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Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Northeastern University is in NCAA Division I without football. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Rowing Women’s 42
Baseball Men’s 35
Rowing Men’s 34

The complete list of sports at Northeastern University is available for members.

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Tuition for Northeastern University is in the 98.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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