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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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The Secret to Making Stuff Better? Shoot it With a Laser.

Northeastern physicist Gregory Fiete, left, and his doctoral student Michael Vogl have taken the first step in developing the next generation of electronics.
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The Trouble with Flood Defenses in the Midwest

Communities that have seen little rain are getting hit by historic flooding along the Arkansas River thanks to downpours upstream.
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Most Biomedical Research is Done on Male Animals. That’s a Public Health Problem.

Rebecca Shansky, assistant professor of psychology, was studying how rats handle stressful experiences when she noticed female rats respond differently.
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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…
Jul 23rd, 2019
This summit aims to bring together researchers at all levels that are actively engaged in using salamander models or researchers looking to get into salamander models. The program includes both…