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Departments & Programs of Study

The College of Science's broad-ranging programs in physical sciences, life sciences and mathematics are aimed at a deep understanding of emerging research and technology. Discover the degree programs available, learn about the faculty and research opportunities, and more!

Undergraduate Application Deadlines & Decisions

  • Early Decision I

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Dec 15
  • Early Decision II

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Feb 15
  • Early Action

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Feb 01
  • Regular Decision

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Apr 01

Faculty & Research

The College of Science is very proud of its faculty and their research initiatives. Here is a sampling of some of the latest research grant recipients...

Leila Deravi

Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Integrating materials, biochemistry, and design at Northeastern University.

Jonathan Tilly


My lab seeks to improve women’s healthcare and overcome infertility by translating what we uncover through cellular, molecular, genetic,...

Lisa Barrett


Dr. Barrett’s research focuses on the nature of emotion from the perspectives of both psychology and neuroscience, and takes...

Alessandro Vespignani


Alessandro Vespignani research activity is focused on the study of “techno-social” systems, where infrastructures composed of different technological layers...

Experiential Learning

NU's cooperative education program offers students experiences at home and abroad that result in a richer, more meaningful education. Take a look at some of the places where our science students are currently on co-op:

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In the Numbers

Northeastern College of Science in the numbers

  • 26 … countries College of Science students are currently in for co-op
  • 137 … number of active research laboratories in the College of Science
  • 130 … countries Northeastern students call home
  • 200+ ... faculty members in the College of Science


More News

Northeastern Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the society announced Wednesday.
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Muckenhoupt scholarship winners continue pursuits in environmental sustainability

For fifth-year Julia Renner and fourth-year Minerva Teli, interests in environmental sustainability just scratch the surface of their career-driven passions. Renner and Teli are the 2018 recipients of the Dr.…
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brain scan

Study reevaluates whether humans’ physiological reaction to emotions is uniform

For hundreds of years, psychologists have operated under the notion that each emotion category—anger, sadness, fear, disgust, happiness, surprise—has its own physiological fingerprint. But that assumption is not true, according…
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More Events
May 3rd, 2018
YUFEI ZHAO Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Large Deviations and Exponential Random Graphs THU, MAY 3, 2018 2:00 pm 177 Huntington Avenue 11th Floor In the…
May 3rd, 2018
The College of Science, Psychology Department will host the 2018 Undergraduate Ceremony on Thursday May 3, 2018 in 20 West Village F. Keep an eye out for a formal Save…