Northeastern University

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    Northeastern University is a private research university. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through doctorate programs in nine colleges and schools, along with select advanced degrees at graduate campuses. Besides, Northeastern University features a cooperative education program, also known as co-op, that integrates classroom study with professional experience.

    HQBoston, MA, US
    Overall CultureA+

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    Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)12,074(-1%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Key People/Management at Northeastern University

    Michael Armini

    Michael Armini

    Senior Vice President for External Affairs
    Diane N. MacGillivray

    Diane N. MacGillivray

    Senior Vice President for University Advancement
    Thomas Nedell

    Thomas Nedell

    Senior Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
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    Northeastern University Office Locations

    Northeastern University has an office in Boston
    Boston, MA, US (HQ)
    360 Huntington Ave
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    Northeastern University News and Updates

    Northeastern University Dismisses 11 Students For Gathering In Room Together

    The students had to leave campus and will not be reimbursed for the semester's tuition.

    InterDigital and the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things at Northeastern University Launch Inaugural 6G Symposium

    A two-day exploration of 6G research featuring leading government officials, academia and industry changemakers A two-day exploration of 6G research featuring leading government officials, academia and industry changemakers

    QIC and Northeastern University Complete Transition of Campus Parking and Transportation System Management

    BOSTON, Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- QIC, a global diversified alternative investment firm, today announced that QIC Global Infrastructure and Northeastern University have successfully completed, as planned, the transition of management of the University's parking system to MasParc and...

    QIC And Northeastern University Form Partnership For Management Of Campus Transportation Infrastructure

    NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As urban transportation continues to change, QIC, a global diversified alternative investment firm, and Northeastern University have entered into a 50-year partnership providing for QIC's investment in the University's campus-wide parking system and ...

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    Richardson Renovations

    Schumacher contract workers install a tree in a rolling planter box  on Richardson Plaza. Renovations will turn the concrete area on the Boston campus into a more desirable destination for students with the addition of seating and plants. Photo by Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University

    What does 6G technology hold in store? Think remote surgery, shared virtual spaces, and robots that search for dirty bombs.

    This is the world that the sixth-generation wireless network can unlock, says Tommaso Melodia, William Lincoln Smith chair professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern. In October, his Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things will host a two-day virtual conference that will …

    Here’s how Northeastern will test students who show symptoms of COVID-19

    In order to promote the safety of the Northeastern community, the university has created a separate testing facility on Huntington Avenue for students who exhibit symptoms of the illness. The Huntington Testing Center is where all symptomatic students—including those on co-op—will be tested, upon re…

    Here’s a highlight reel from campus this August

    The Boston campus reopened. Students began moving in. Huskies stepped up to #ProtectThePackNU.

    Back on the Boston campus, a Northeastern student plans to make face shields in his dorm and donate them

    After the pandemic forced him to leave campus in March, mechanical engineering student Max Seidel joined with a friend to produce and donate 4,250 shields to hospitals, police departments, schools, and other organizations. Seidel returned to campus over the weekend with plans to continue production …

    Mask up, chill out

    Erin Williams, a student of biology, masks up to bask in the summer breeze on Centennial Common. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
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    Northeastern University Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Northeastern University founded?

      Northeastern University was founded in 1898.

    • Who are Northeastern University key executives?

      Northeastern University's key executives are Michael Armini, Diane N. MacGillivray and Thomas Nedell.

    • How many employees does Northeastern University have?

      Northeastern University has 12,074 employees.

    • Who are Northeastern University competitors?

      Competitors of Northeastern University include University of Miami, University of Michigan and University of Florida.

    • Where is Northeastern University headquarters?

      Northeastern University headquarters is located at 360 Huntington Ave, Boston.

    • Where are Northeastern University offices?

      Northeastern University has an office in Boston.

    • How many offices does Northeastern University have?

      Northeastern University has 1 office.