Northeastern University

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

• 13,510 undergraduate students
• Embedded into the city of Boston located in the Boston Symphony/Huntington Ave./Museum of Fine Arts section
• Grandfather of the Coop/Internship program – For over a century
• Non traditional college environment
• Students who are interested in engaging in the world, independent
• Global experiential opportunities, over 176 cities around the world
• Boston if the ultimate college town – 250,000 students come each Fall
• Diverse and international student body
• Students can create their academic experience
• Rigorous academic environment
• Strong Honors curriculum
• Strong pre professional programs – Pre Vet, Law…etc.
• Lively Discussion and engaging classroom environment
• 13:1 student to faculty ratio
• Average class size 24 students
• Over 150 majors, 8 different colleges, but can take courses across colleges
• Program for undeclared students, guaranteed a spot once major is declared
• All students complete a core curriculum – Involves 11 different qualities that fulfill that requirement
• “Plus 1” accelerated masters program for many majors, 3.5 GPA required
• 3+3 program for Law, indicate you are interested in a pre law track during application process
• There is Greek life if you choose to participate, 15% participate but no pressure to do so
• Apply to one of the 8 colleges or undeclared program but can switch after you attend
• Solid and rich learning disabilities support program
• Common App and Coalition App for 2016/2017
• 6 month coop, 92% of students do at least 1 coop. Not all majors require a coop to graduate. Can do 1, 2 or 3 coops. If doing 3 will attend for 5 years
• Majority of coop experiences are paid, average $17 per hour. Do not pay tuition or room/board if not living on campus during coop
• 3,000 coop partnerships
• Research institution, can get involved freshman year
• Building a new science and engineering building
• IDEA – Venture Capital resource for entrepreneurial students
• Offer on campus housing for all 4 years
• All freshman are living in living/learning communities, green living, engineering, cinema floor..etc. Note floor you prefer on application
• Over 340 clubs and organizations
• Holistic review process, thorough yet concise. Review entire application
• Superscore both ACT and SAT
• Cannot Superscore old SAT with new SAT, writing section no longer required on new SAT and no additional test requirements
• Admit rate 28%, 50K+ applicants for a class of 2,800
• 3.9-4.3, SAT 2079-2230, ACT 31-34
• 8 semesters of guaranteed financial aid package
• Will only reevaluate financial aid if you choose to
• Some full tuition scholarships
• Have an academic and a coop advisor
• “Food is awesome”, coming from one of the students

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