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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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Northeastern alum Glen Coppersmith featured on Today Show for suicide prevention research

Northeastern COS alumnus Glen Coppersmith, PhD, was featured on the Today Show on September 10th as part of their segment on World Suicide Prevention Day, for his company, Qntfy, and…
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Faculty Profile: Dr. James Halverson, Assistant Professor of Physics

Dr. James Halverson, Assistant Professor of Physics, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work as faculty at Northeastern University.
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Student Spotlight: Nareh Sahakian

Nareh Sahakian, MS Bioinformatics, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
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Events

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Sep 14th, 2018 - Nov 1st, 2018
Due soon! Muckenhoupt Scholarship applications - Nov 1 The award is for a student who, “will use their training in science to benefit the environment of the earth and the…
Sep 14th, 2018 - Oct 1st, 2018
The Lifespan Emotional Development Lab at Northeastern University is recruiting for a research study on emotions in adulthood. We’re looking for healthy men and women ages 35+ with no history…