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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
    Notification by Dec 15
  • Early Decision II

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Feb 15
  • Early Action

    Undergraduate Deadline
    Notification by Feb 01
  • Regular Decision

    Undergraduate Deadline
    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


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

Lisa Barrett


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

Alessandro Vespignani


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


More News

Reading genes and growing body parts: Science trends in 2018

This holiday season, the company AncestryDNA sold more than 1 million test kits to consumers curious about their genes. A similar kit from 23andMe was one of Amazon’s top five…
Alex Suciu

International Conference on Topology of Arrangements and Representation Stability

Professor Alexandru Suciu organized a mathematics workshop in Germany.
Headlights and tail lights on a highway

Study shows cities with bad traffic may be more resilient to disruptive events

New research from Northeastern’s Network Science Institute shows that cities notorious for bad traffic may actually be more efficient at handling adverse events, like accidents and storms. Cities with less…


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Jan 16th, 2018
Presented by David Sittenfeld, Forum Program Manager, Museum of Science How to engage laypeople in informed, usable decision-making activities about resilience to natural and climate hazards? Civic planners in communities…
Jan 22nd, 2018
Prof. Alla Grishok of Boston University School of Medicine presents: “RNA and chromatin connections: lessons from C. elegans"