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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
    Nov.01
    Notification by Dec 15
  • Early Decision II

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Jan.01
    Notification by Feb 15
  • Early Action

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Nov.01
    Notification by Feb 01
  • Regular Decision

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Jan.01
    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

Biology

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

Lisa Barrett

Psychology

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

Alessandro Vespignani

Physics

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

News

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Amin Abou Ibrahim

PhD Profile: Amin Abou Ibrahim

Amin Abou Ibrahim, Physics PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Ju Qiao is holding a pipette while flanked by Sri Sridhar and Liam Timms in a darkened lab.

Professor on a mission to create crystal-clear images of the human brain

An intricate network of vessels pumps blood and oxygen through our brains, fueling our ability to think, feel, and function. What if doctors could learn more about this network by…

New technology paves way for CAREER award, student research opportunities

Professor Dori Woods has just received a CAREER award from the NSF for her work on mitochondrial heterogeneity. This award will help her further her research while simultaneously giving the…

Events

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Feb 27th, 2018
Speaker: Ehsan Elhamifar (CCIS and ECE, Northeastern University) Abstract: The increasing amount of sequential data, including video, speech and text, across different areas of science requires robust and scalable techniques…
Feb 28th, 2018
Finding new ways to make and analyze sugars to dissect their important roles in plant, animal, and human biology and to design therapeutics