Northeastern University is a research educational institution located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Northeastern University was created in 1898 as the Evening Institute for Younger Men at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). The main aim of the educational institution was to serve the academic needs of the newly arrived immigrant population of Boston. The academic institution is currently being led by Joseph Aoun, who is serving as the university’s seventh president. The university is well-known around the world for providing quality undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate co-op degree programs through its regional campuses and various distance-learning methods.
Northwestern University currently has over twenty-one thousand students enrolled in various undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate courses offered by the research institution.
Northeastern University is the leading provider of co-op education in the U.S., with most of the programs allowing students to spend a significant portion of their course in professional training and employment. In addition to this, the university offers over 250 undergraduate and graduate degrees programs in subjects ranging from nursing to engineering.
Northeastern University’s academic structure is divided into following departments:
- The College of Arts and Sciences
- The College of Business Administration
- The College of Engineering
- The School of Law
- The College of Professional Studies
- The School of Technical Entrepreneurship
- Bouve College of Health Sciences
Northeastern University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges to administer and award associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degree programs in the U.S.
Northeastern University’s main campus is located in the heart of Boston, with administrative and academic buildings spread around the areas of Fenway, Roxbury and Back Bay in Boston. The area is commonly known as the Fenway Cultural District, and has famous sites such as Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall nearby.