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The College of Engineering at a Glance

The College of Engineering at Northeastern University is a leader in experiential education and interdisciplinary research, focused on solving global challenges and meeting societal needs through innovation. Our distinctive model of experiential learning, anchored by our signature cooperative education program, combined with our focus on use-inspired interdisciplinary research, has made us one of the top engineering schools in the world.


Undergraduate Enrollment - Fall 2023

3655

Undergraduate Students

4.4

Avg. GPA

46%

New First Year are Women


Graduate Enrollment - Fall 2023

6826

Graduate Students

6039

MS Students, up 91% vs. 2017

781

PhD Students, up 41% vs. 2017


Academics (AY2023-24)

238

Tenured/TT Faculty

81

Teaching Faculty

5

Engineering Departments, ABET Accredited

over 105

BS, MS, PhD, minors, certificates


Research At-A-Glance

$118M

External Research Funding (FY2023); up 101% from 2017

18

Research Centers and Institutes, funding by 8 federal agencies

142

Young Investigator Awards (as of Aug. 2023)

154

Patents (2017-Aug. 2023)


Experiential Learning

3333

Co-op Hires (AY2023)

3057

Co-op Employer Partners (AY2021-23)

32

Countries with Co-op Hires (AY2021-23)

47

States with Co-op Hires (AY2021-23)


Full-Time Job Offer from Co-op Employer (Class of 2022)

54%

Undergraduate

52%

Master's


Student Outcomes After Graduation (Class of 2022)

96%

Undergraduates are employed or in graduate school within 9 months after graduation

94%

Graduate students are employed or in graduate school within 9 months of graduation


Alumni Community

over 56000

Engineering Alumni Globally


Rankings

1st

Co-op/Internships 2024 (Northeastern University), USNWR

32nd

Graduate Engineering Schools 2024, USNWR

37th

Undergraduate Engineering Schools 2024, USNWR