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Northeastern University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Northeastern

By Gender
By Major
Art & Design DepartmentA
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Civil EngineeringB
Computer EngineeringA+
Computer ScienceA-
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcA+
Electrical EngineeringA+
Engineering DepartmentB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Music - Composition/TheoryA-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA+
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA+
Political ScienceA
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalA+
Social WorkA

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Northeastern University
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Surrounding City

... After growing up around the Boston area and then going to school in the city, in my junior year, I decided I wanted to branch out and seriously g...Read full comment
... At Northeastern, most students are here to have a great time -- City life is glamorous, after all, isn't it ...Read full comment
... Just about every race, religion, ethnicity, and income level is represented ...Read full comment
... But I have the most fun exploring the city ...Read full comment
... While it is a beautiful city with great things to see, it is at the same time one of the most boring cities imaginable ...Read full comment
... With being in a major city to going on COOP, by gonig to Northeatern you learn through experience what life is going to be like ...Read full comment
... Although the tuition is quite steep and boston is far from a cheap city, Northeastern is a lot of fun and, in my opinion, worth every penny ...Read full comment
... As far as the social life goes, there's nothing to do in the city at night if you're not 21, and since the campus is so strict parties that are a...Read full comment
... The food is fine, Boston is a great city, the faculty are kind and very smart/helpful, the students are friendly, and it's just a great college ....Read full comment
... Campus: Although Northeastern is in the middle of a large city, unlike most urban colleges, we actually have a green campus ...Read full comment
... Northeastern provided a lot of great opportunities for me, looking back on the experience I definitely made the right decision for myself- B...Read full comment
... Going to school in a massive city for Boston is not for you ...Read full comment
... Without a doubt, Boston has to be THE best college city on the planet ...Read full comment
... While it is a beautiful city with great things to see, it is at the same time one of the most boring cities imaginable ...Read full comment
... The city's predators lurk everywhere and prey on the students ...Read full comment
... Boston is a fantastic city if you're 21, but up until then there's not much to do at night ...Read full comment
... Boston is a fun city, especially for those over 21 ...Read full comment
... Although we are labeled as an urban university, I feel like our location and urban environment makes accessing the best Boston has to offer all t...Read full comment
... I absolutely love the city of Boston, there's always so much to do ...Read full comment
... It's like a city within itself ...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful and completely self-contained, which is unusual for a city school ...Read full comment
... Food, student body, living, the city, even most of the classes are all good, they have competitive academics etc ...Read full comment
... I can not understand my professors and the social life is not what you would think for a city ...Read full comment
... There's very little to do on campus and while there are things to do in Boston, the entire city essentially shuts down between midnight and 1AM ....Read full comment
... Campus events were fun and usually free, I ventured out into the city all the time with friends, and got good grades ...Read full comment
... Northeastern offers an attractive urban campus and better-than-average dorms in a terrific city ...Read full comment
... Boston is a great city, and this year the sports teams are doing great ...Read full comment
If you choose NU, you're many steps ahead of your high school classmate. If you make it through NU, you will be ONE GIANT leap ahead of the competitio...Read full comment
... The city is great- the location is better- but YOU ARE JUST A NUMBER- and good luck getting in to see an advisor or speak to anyone in Admin ...Read full comment
... love the campus the city and the people ...Read full comment
... Pros: - beautiful campus, great library and gym facilities - co-ops/internships - the city of Boston ...Read full comment
... The students keep it real, and just about everyone takes advantage of the city and what it has to offer ...Read full comment
Northeastern continues to dominate the Business School Beanpot Case Competition against other area business schools, including MIT, Boston Universit...Read full comment
... It really is a campus within a city, a rare find ...Read full comment
... There is nothing to do in Boston if you aren't 21, the city shuts down completely at about midnight and you will feel like you live in the middle...Read full comment
... It's location is great in the city of Boston and it's very difficult not to fall in love with the beautiful urban campus ...Read full comment
... What I like most about this school is that the student body is diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, and income ...Read full comment
... There is nothing to do in Boston if you aren't 21, the city shuts down completely at about midnight and you will feel like you live in the middle...Read full comment
... During the school year, the city is ruled by college students ...Read full comment
... Northeastern is beautiful, the city is great and I wouldn't go anywhere else ...Read full comment
... The T (subway) takes you virtually anywhere in the city, and there are two stops on the NU campus alone ...Read full comment
... If you want a life similar to that of a character on the show "Greek" then you probably don't want to go here, but if you're looking for a good e...Read full comment
... Northeastern has a great campus considering it is in the middle of a city ...Read full comment
... I can not understand my professors and the social life is not what you would think for a city ...Read full comment
... Boston is a great city, and this year the sports teams are doing great ...Read full comment
... It really is a campus within a city, a rare find ...Read full comment
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