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Northeastern University

Boston, MA

NOTE: mission statement is split for each college within the university. CoS mission: "Across a culture of respect and equity, we are solving the greatest challenges of our planet, with groundbreaking fundamental and applied research. Through innovative, research-linked, experiential education, our students are empowered to be confident, entrepreneurial, problem-solvers, with flexible skills for a vast set of careers." CoSSH mission: "Out students are global citizens creating and curating knowledge and shaping solutions to the world's most pressing problems." According to its gen ed mission, Northeastern University says, "The goal of NU Path is to develop in our students the knowledge and skills to be lifelong learners with success in many careers, to be thoughtful global citizens, and to be fulfilled human beings. It offers students the flexibility to integrate general education learning into their individual educational journeys while maintaining the rigor of high standards through defined learning outcomes, making NUpath a unique tool for personalized enrichment." [Source]

Website: https://www.northeastern.edu/

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15,747
Undergraduate
Enrollment
0%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$57,592
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

15:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
1.5%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

NO


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Curriculum last evaluated: 9/19/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.