Northeastern is on a 73-acre campus in an urban setting in Boston, Massachusetts, not far from Boston. There are many activities and organizations for Northeastern students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Northeastern also has fraternities and sororities.
Northeastern has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Northeastern include Council for University Programs, Resident Student Association, E-Sports Northeastern University and Northeastern University Huskiers and Outing Club.
Northeastern students' favorite campus traditions are Welcome Week, Springfest and Homecoming.
Northeastern offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Northeastern students live off campus. In 2021, 33% of undergrads at Northeastern lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 67% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Northeastern. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Northeastern offers coed housing and .
Northeastern does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Northeastern University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Northeastern campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Northeastern offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Northeastern has Public Safety Website.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Northeastern, take Massachusetts Turnpike to Boston, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Logan International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Northeastern's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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