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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

College of Engineering

USD 10,000 - USD 57,200 loan size

up to 20 years loan term

Courses we support

MS in Data Architecture and Management
MS in Sustainable Building Systems
MS in Data Analytics Engineering
MS in Robotics
MS in Engineering Management
MS in Energy Systems
MS in Cyber-Physical Systems
MS in Software Engineering Systems
MS in Chemical Engineering
MS in Environmental Engineering
MS in Mechanical Engineering
MS in Operations Research
MS in Human Factors
MS in Software Engineering Systems - Internet of Things
MS in Wireless & Network Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering Systems
Graduate Certificate in Broadband Wireless Systems
Graduate Certificate in Climate and Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management
Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Energy Systems
Graduate Certificate in Energy Systems Management
Graduate Certificate in Technology Systems Management
MS in Information Systems
MS in Telecommunication Networks
MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
MS in Civil Engineering
MS in Bioengineering
MS in Industrial Engineering
MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering Leadership
MS in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing
MS in Engineering and Public Policy
MS in Internet of Things
Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy
Graduate Certificate in Blockchain and Smart Contract Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Energy Systems
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Business
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Economic Decision Making
Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership
Graduate Certificate in IP Telephony Systems
Graduate Certificate in Process Safety Engineering
Graduate Certificate in Lean Six Sigma
Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Engineering Management

About the school

The Northeastern University – College of Engineering prepares you to meet real-world challenges innovatively by combining experiential lessons, interdisciplinary research, and a powerful cooperative education programme. Established in 1909, the college has campuses across the United States and Canada and offers a flexible and personalised journey, and boasts more than 54,000 engineering alumni all over the world. It was awarded the first rank for co-op/internships and ranked No. 33 among graduate engineering schools in 2023 by U.S. News & World Report.

Where is the school located?

The college has six well-planned campuses in all, with four in the USA and two located in Canada, to offer a wide array of Master’s programmes.

Life at College of Engineering

While the university offers 523 student clubs and organisations, at the College of Engineering, you can choose from 69 options that perfectly align with your academic interests. 19 varsity sports allow you to pursue open-air passions. Many off-campus housing options are available for graduate students to suit different budgets and tastes. The Husky Card helps you access buildings, parking, libraries, dining services, printing, laundry, and more. The university offers ample opportunities to engage with the local community, embrace well-being, and even get support for disabilities.

Additional benefits of studying at College of Engineering

  • Research Focus: Funded by eigh federal agencies, the college has 18 multidisciplinary research centres, opening opportunities for continuous growth and accomplishments.
  • Multiple Graduate Programmes: Over 45 Master’s, PhD, and graduate certificates are offered across five engineering departments. Some programmes are also offered online, part-time, or in a hybrid mode. Students from non-technical backgrounds can go for Engineering Bridge Degrees to foray into the world of technology.
  • Supportive Community: The college has a diverse, inclusive environment and empowers students with fellowships, internships, and research opportunities.

Arlington campus

Toronto campus

City

Toronto, Ontario

City Population

2.93 million

Region

Southeast oCanada

Climate

Continental

Nearest Airport

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (GMT-4)

Boston campus

City

Boston, Massachusetts

City Population

654,776

Region

Northeast United States

Climate

Humid continental

Nearest Airport

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Manchester Regional Airport (MHT)

Time Zone

Eastern Standard Time (GMT-4)

Vancouver campus

City

Vancouver, British Columbia

City Population

631,486

Region

West Canada

Climate

Moderate oceanic

Nearest Airport

Coal Harbour Spb Airport (CXH), Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

Time Zone

Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)

Oakland campus

City

Oakland, California

City Population

433,823

Region

South-western United States

Climate

Mediterranean

Nearest Airport

Oakland International Airport (OAK), San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Time Zone

Pacific Time Zone (GMT-7)

Silicon Valley campus

City

Silicon Valley, California

City Population

3.5 million

Region

South-west United States

Climate

Mediterranean

Nearest Airport

San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC)

Time Zone

Pacific Time Zone (GMT-7)

Seattle campus

City

Seattle, Washington

City Population

733,919

Region

Northwest United States

Climate

Temperate

Nearest Airport

Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Time Zone

Pacific Standard Time (GMT-8)

Fast facts

  • 6,260 graduate students
  • 2,200 co-op employer partners (2020–22)
  • 215 tenured or tenure track faculty
  • ABET-accredited engineering departments
  • External research funding of $92.5 million (2022)
  • 116 Young Investigator Awards (as of August 2022)

Admissions criteria

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is necessary to apply to the College of Engineering. You can apply even if you are completing your undergraduate degree soon, but you will receive an admission offer only if you complete the degree. Your application will need to include the following types of information:

  • Application (completed online)
  • Two recommendation letters from persons familiar with your personal, professional, and technical qualifications
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (should include courses, grades, and credits) from all institutions you attended, in both the native language and translated to English
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • GRE: Optional for the 2023–24 academic year (not required for Chemical Engineering)

Student Programmes Fees

Other costs which are not consistent throughout school admissions information online:

  • Cost per credit hour: $1,801
  • Health plan: $2,725
  • Cost of books: $450 (per semester)
  • Food and other expenses: $1,775 to $5,675
  • Housing: $8,100 (per semester)
  • Transportation: $450 (per semester)

Please consult the college website for more details on admissions, financial aid, and other updates. To apply to a Canadian campus of the College of Engineering, you need a study permit and comprehensive health insurance plan apart from a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Other criteria may vary from one engineering department to another.
International students must meet the following requirements additionally: - Proof of English proficiency: You must obtain the minimum score in the following exams to be eligible- TOEFL Internet-Based exam: 95, IELTS: 7.0, and Duolingo: 115 for applicants to Computer and Electrical Engineering departments. TOEFL Internet-Based exam: 79, IELTS: 6.5, and Duolingo: 1055 for others. - Exceptions apply if you are a citizen of a country where the official language is English/English was the instruction language for your higher education

Student Programmes Fees

Other costs (in CAD) which are not consistent throughout school admissions information online:

  • Cost per credit hour: $1,375
  • Medical service plan: $75 per month
  • Cost of books: $500 to $1,500
  • Food and other expenses: $2,500 to $5,700
  • Housing: $750 to $3,700
  • Transportation: $784 to $1,538

To get more information on financial aid, admissions, and other updates, please consult the college website.

Job placements

  • Extensive Real-world Exposure: 97% of students from the College of Engineering were employed within 9 months of graduating or enrolled at a graduate school, as observed from 2016 to 2021. Co-operative (co-op) education programmes helped students with experiential learning as well as placements by exposing them to real-world experiences locally and globally. In 2022, the college saw 2,897 co-op placements.
  • In-demand Graduates: Some of the top employers across different departments included Abbott, Johnson and Johnson, Ashland, Pfizer, Natgun Corporation, Barletta Engineering Corp, Apple, IBM, and Tesla. The Gillette Company, Amazon Robotics, General Electric, BMW, Nokia, and Facebook are also featured on the list

  • Exciting Career Prospects: The college also offers unique initiatives for engineering entrepreneurship, leadership, and business for students who wish to do something on their own. It has many industry partnerships to facilitate research, publications, and patents too.

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Source: Northeastern University - College of Engineering

Last updated: 11 Oct 2023

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