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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...

Valerio Toledano Laredo

Mathematics

Valerio Toledano Laredo received his PhD in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge in 1997. After working for almost ten...

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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As mathematics professor Valerio Toledano Laredo will tell you, symmetry is more complicated than you might think. But the theory that underlies it might make the world a little simpler to understand. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

He Knows the Key to Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe

As mathematics professor Valerio Toledano Laredo will tell you, symmetry is more complicated than you might think. But the theory that underlies it might make the world a little more…
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Macro of the stone bismuth mineral on a black background close up

This Exotic Crystal Is Fueling the Quantum Revolution

Bismuth was long thought to be an ordinary metallic crystal, but groundbreaking research by physics professor Arun Bansil and his colleagues predicts it is in fact a highly efficient topological…
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David Luzzi, Senior Vice Provost-Research & VP Innovation Campus and Killian O'Driscoll, Director of Projects, NIBRT, sign the BATL-NIBRT Memorandum of Understanding during the Saving Patient Lives: The Role of Biomanufacturing and Bioanalytics symposium held in Building V on Northeastern’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts on Sept. 10, 2019. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Northeastern Establishes Global Partnership to Improve the Quality of Medicine

Northeastern has joined with a research and training center in Ireland to prepare the next generation of scientists, engineers, and lab technicians to produce high quality drugs for patients around…
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Events

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Sep 24th, 2019
Speaker: Iva Halacheva (Northeastern University)