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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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By the Numbers

Northeastern College of Science By 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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You Want To Manage Your Anger Better. Your Brain Wants You to Stay Alive. Here’s How You Can Do Both.

Can you discern the differences among all the subtle shades of your anger? Lisa Feldman Barrett explains how emotion and the brain are linked.
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Ocean Genome Legacy Researchers Discover New Shipworm Species

A new genus and species of shipworm has been discovered in the Philippines thanks to work conducted by Dan Distal and Reuben Shipway of the Ocean Genome Legacy.
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Photo of Ella Bursting using a micropipette in a lab setting.

Building the Perfect Co-op, Cell by Cell

Second year cell and molecular biology student Ella Brunsting designed her own co-op, ultimately placing her in Belgium at the GIGA Institute.
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Events

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Nov 8th, 2015 - Nov 8th, 2020
Asian American Heritage Week is an annual week of events that promotes Asian American heritage and culture. This is the first event to kick off the week. It will feature…
Feb 25th, 2019
Dr. Aaron Whiteley of Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School presents: Bacterial cGAS-like Enzymes at the Host-Pathogen Interface https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/151326