Boston, MA
Northeastern University


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Nat
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a hard school but a fun time too.

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a hard school but a fun time too.

Yohan
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Fantastic school with a great social scene and solid academics. This University is on a meteoric rise and its innovative mind...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Fantastic school with a great social scene and solid academics. This University is on a meteoric rise and its innovative mindset is what will set it apart from other schools down the line. They do a great job on what I would call traditional academics, they do a fantastic job in their education innovation which includes, internships, 6 month job placements, travel abroad, language trips, community service trips etc. During my time at Northeastern, I did three 6-month jobs placements in technology, government and finance. I also studied in London for a semester. I received a job offer immediately after graduating and am now working in Finance.

J.
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I fell in love with Northeastern the first time I visited two years ago. I thought that it was the only place I'd ever want t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I fell in love with Northeastern the first time I visited two years ago. I thought that it was the only place I'd ever want to be and the only college that would ever make me happy. I was so, so wrong. I've never been more unhappy in my entire life. Northeastern does absolutely nothing to make sure that their students are well cared for. Their only priority is to make sure we graduate and obtain a job so that they can keep their ratings high, and the money coming in. Probably the most greedy, income obsessed school that I know of. They talk about their co-ops like they're the only school in the country that offers them, but many other schools offer internships and cooperative education. You can definitely find good opportunities elsewhere. If you are studying Health Sciences, DO NOT APPLY HERE. The program for Health Sciences is very rigid, and there is almost no flexibility in your schedule. The administration picks your classes for you, you have only one or two opportunities to study abroad (which are very inconvenient times and locations), and so far I am not impressed with my teachers. Additionally, the social life here is terrible. There is absolutely no community at Northeastern, and the living situations and unfriendly student body make it impossible to make friends and meet genuinely nice individuals. Everyone thinks that they are smarter than everyone else, and will do their best to prove it to you. The dining hall food will want to make you go on a juice cleanse by the first week, since everything is clearly frozen and bought in bulk. There is never anything legitimately appetizing or worth eating. For freshman, they force you to stay on a $1500+ meal plan, even though you definitely won't use all of your meal swipes for the week ever. The Health and Counseling Center shouldn't even be allowed to run- seeing that they barely provide services to their students. The center is always understaffed, and you never feel like you can go to get treatment because they're lacking in resources. If you need any kind of mental health counseling, they'll send you a list of Boston therapists because they literally don't have the time or staff to accommodate you. If you live outside of MA, they'll make you pay $2000+ for insurance even if your state insurance covers everything they ask for. Overall, this school is a total waste of time, money, and resources and I am severely disappointed with every aspect of this university. I had such high hopes for Northeastern, but it turns out that it's all built on exaggerated statements and empty promises. Please look elsewhere when applying to college. I can assure that you'll be happier at any other school.

Mansi
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It the best university one can opt for their studies. You can study between the diverse population which inculcates the cultu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It the best university one can opt for their studies. You can study between the diverse population which inculcates the cultural exchanges and different experiences. It also offers the best CO-OP option for the students! Also the professors are top notch with excellent research options for the students.

Nav
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Only there to take your money. Does not give you your transcript when you need in emergency, instead sends you irrelevant cha...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Only there to take your money. Does not give you your transcript when you need in emergency, instead sends you irrelevant charges to pay that does not belong to you. When confronted, different members of the staff keeps on escalating the situation on different departments. Even after paying thousands of dollars and travelling thousands of miles from home, they don't listen to your claims, instead they ask to rather pay the charges to pass the length process to avoid mental stress. In a way we students should pay the unnecessary and false charges initiated by their staff which they cannot explain. Even academically, it's curricular is not up to the mark as it is hyped by their marketing. Overall try to skip this university, it is not worth it.

Holly
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Northeastern University is an interesting campus with modern facility and is very helpful with student guidance. They provide...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Northeastern University is an interesting campus with modern facility and is very helpful with student guidance. They provide powerful website with sufficient information and activities. Student may find this university youth and friendly. The university will attract many students from local and international.

Kirin
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Pretty Good all things considered, I think that there are certain things that could be improved but generally I enjoyed the e...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pretty Good all things considered, I think that there are certain things that could be improved but generally I enjoyed the environment from what I'd seen and think that it is a rather great college. Everyone that I had met seemed rather good and I can see why this college is one that has been respected for so long.

Sumedha
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North eastern university is a top tier university in downtown Boston. It is ranked highly in US News as well as others. Stude...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

North eastern university is a top tier university in downtown Boston. It is ranked highly in US News as well as others. Students are also allowed to take up Co-Op positions for up to 8 months per year. Most students do some Co-op outside school. The professors are excellent and are on par with the best.

Holly
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I consider Northeastern University to be a very opportunistic school that provides students with many resources to achieve fu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I consider Northeastern University to be a very opportunistic school that provides students with many resources to achieve future success, both academically and professionally. I like the academic environment as I feel it is not too competitive and consider the courses challenging in terms of workload but rewarding. The Boston setting definitely contributes to the school's opportunities and makes it a more fun environment as well. Overall, I love Northeastern and I'm very glad I have the opportunity to go here and take advantages of all the experiences the school has to offer. While it sometimes lacks in certain areas (I do not always consider the housing and dining options the best), overall I really enjoy it and feel that I will get a lot out of my time here.

Allison
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It is a great school in a great location, with loads of opportunities. Whether through the school or through the city of Bos...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is a great school in a great location, with loads of opportunities. Whether through the school or through the city of Boston you can find a group of people into anything you are interested in. Northeastern provides amazing opportunities for internships and study abroad that almost every student on campus takes advantage of.

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  • Tuition & Fees
  • $41,686
  • Acceptance rate
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