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Undergraduate Studies

An experiential engineering education that prepares you for the real world

Engineering is an exciting and evolving field. Engineers pioneer discoveries that shape society and can have a transformative impact on the world. As a student in the College of Engineering at Northeastern you will have the opportunity to personalize your path with five engineering departments, interdisciplinary majors, over 70 minors across seven colleges, and accelerated master’s programs.

You will also have the opportunity for experiential learning—from laboratory exercises, senior design projects, professional association activities, and research with highly accomplished faculty, to cooperative education where you gain industry experience as part of the curriculum.

In and outside of the classroom you will be engaged. Our students participate in the College’s over 50 student organizations, national and global competitions, a vibrant entrepreneurship and business ecosystem, and a range of global experience options.


What Is Engineering

Students from across a variety of engineering majors at Northeastern explain what the different fields of engineering are and what they find most exciting about their chosen disciplines.

Support and resources for personalized pathways and success


Academic Advising

Professional academic advisors in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Academic Advising Office are available to provide information on support and referral resources for all student issues and concerns.

Academic Advising


First Year Engineering

Designed to provide new students with tools they need to succeed at Northeastern, the First Year Engineering program exposes students to all engineering majors and includes a common first year curriculum, special seminars, and social activities as well as one-on-one mentoring with advisors.

First Year Engineering


Tutoring

A wide variety of academic tutoring services are available to undergraduate engineering students taking courses across engineering departments. Free, drop-in tutoring is also available for first-year engineering students in physics, calculus, chemistry, and general engineering courses.

Tutoring


Honors Programs

The university and college offer multiple honors programs for students to demonstrate their educational excellence and enhance their college experience.

Honors Programs


Diversity and Inclusion

With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, the college has several programs to welcome, support, and create opportunity for all talented students from all around the world and with a variety of backgrounds.

Diversity and Inclusion


Business, Entrepreneurship & Leadership

With a strong entrepreneurship ecosystem and innovative programs that combine engineering and business education, students are bringing their innovations to market and developing as leaders.

Business, Entrepreneurship & Leadership


Flexible Academic Pathways

With a focus on developing multifaceted engineers, we push beyond interdisciplinary programs, adding also combined majors, and offering over 70 minors in engineering and from across seven colleges at the university. Accelerated master’s programs are also available.

Academic Programs  PlusOne Pathways

Student News

College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University

Two of our engineering students are featured in the US News and World Report article “College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University” on cooperative education, including BioE student and 2020 Rhodes Scholar Kritika Singh, E’20, and Daniel Sneyers, industrial engineering E’21, who completed a co-op in Brazil as well at Apple. 

Matthew Schomacker Wins 2020 APTF Bombardier Scholarship

Matthew Schomacker, a class of 2021 BS/MS Civil Engineering student, received the 2020 Bombardier Transportation Scholarship from the American Public Transportation Foundation (APTF).

Student Donates Thousands of Face Shields to Front-Line Workers

Mechanical engineering student Max Seidel, E’24, and his friend launched Atlanta Face Shields during the pandemic to create and donate face shields to front-line workers, which he plans to continue to do now that he is back at school.

Using Mechanical Engineering to Span Industries, Travel the Globe

With co-ops at Daimler AG and Amazon Robotics, Botakoz Koshkarova, E’20, mechanical engineering, is now an engineer at Apple in Silicon Valley.