Northeastern university is located in Boston, the largest city in New England and 24th largest in the US. Boston is one of the oldest US cities and has a rich history. The city is considered a world leader in innovation and higher education due to the high concentration of colleges and universities in the area.
Northeastern was established in 1898 and is located in the Fenway Cultural District close to the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall, and boasts both a central location in the heart of Boston and a green campus with grassy quad areas. Six subway stops serve the campus.
Some of Northeastern's national rankings include: 13th of 'Great College Towns' (Princeton Review, 2011); 1st for 'Best Internships/Career Services (Princeton Review, 2013); 6th of 'Most Innovative Schools' (U.S. News &World Report, 2015)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
City population: 655,900
University population: 20,000
Climate: Boston has a continental climate with some maritime influence. Summers are typically warm to hot, rainy and humid, while winters oscillate between periods of cold rain and snow, with cold temperatures.
Nearest Airport: Logan Airport, East Boston
Why choose Northeastern?
- Northeastern has over 19 varsity teams in the NCAA, over 30 club sport teams, and over 200 student organizations
- Located in Boston's Fenway Cultural District near the Museum of Fine Arts and Symphony Hall
- Although located in the heart of Boston, the NU campus is still filled with trees, flowers, and grassy quads