Northeastern University

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About Northeastern University

Northeastern University (NU) is a private research university based in the venerable college town of Boston, Massachusetts. It was established in 1898 and sits on 73 acres of land. NU has its own stop along the Boston's subway system, commonly referred to as the T. The city is full of activities for the university's students.

Northeastern is rated as an R1 institution (Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity) by the famous Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university's ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities is 40. Northeastern is one of the largest, highly residential universities in the region. Approximately, over 75% of its students benefit from some form of financial aid. The university provided $253.8 million in scholarship and grant assistance during the 2016-17 school year.

The University's sports teams go by the name the Northeastern Huskies. They are members of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) and hence participate in the NCAA Division I. The Northeastern Huskies' men's Track and Field team won the CAA in 2015 and 2016. Their hockey team won the 2018 Beanpot defeating Harvard, Boston University and Boston College.

Each year, the university's distinguished cooperative education system places around 5,000 students with over 3,000 co-op employers in Boston, the U.S. and across the globe. In 2014, Northeastern received an "A+" rating from the College Prowler for outstanding academic environment, professors and class environment. Northeastern's International Business program is a solid member of the International Partnership of Business Schools. This program allows International Business students to get dual-degrees from the university as well as from its sister schools abroad. The institution also provides its students with semester-long study-abroad programs with placements in Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and South America.

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