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Graduate Admissions

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Prospective students for the College of Science Graduate Programs must apply online using ApplyYourself. Please note that all letters of recommendation must also be submitted online via ApplyYourself.

    To ascertain the status of your application, please log in to ApplyYourself. Once the status is “Committee Review,” the College of Science faculty committee will begin reviewing your application and making a recommendation to the College of Science Graduate Programs. The final admission decision is made by the college upon recommendation of the department faculty committee.

    Prior to beginning a graduate program, students must meet one of the following conditions:

    • Have received a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university
    • Have received a master’s degree or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university
    • Have received a first professional or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university
    • Be enrolled in a PlusOne program at Northeastern University

    Admissions Application Requirements by Program

    Deadlines and credential requirements vary with each degree program. Find out what you need for your application here.

    To find out more about application requirements, register for the Graduate Admission Open House.

    Application Workshop/Webinars

    Graduate admissions will be hosting application workshops and webinars in the Fall. To register, go to the application workshop page.

    Graduate admissions also hosts a student webinar which introduces admitted students to the University and provides guidance on next steps after receiving your acceptance letter. To register, go to the student webinar page.

    FAQs for Applicants

    You are not the only one who has questions about the application process. Read some of the most frequently asked questions here!

    Application Materials Required for All Programs

    Please note that in addition to the submission of your online application, all required application materials must also be received by the stated deadlines in order for your application to be considered. The only GRE and TOEFL institution code needed is 3682. Please note that GRE scores are valid for five years, and TOEFL scores are valid for two years. Review the Application materials required here.

    The Student Financial Services website lists tuition cost, fees, information about refund policies, and payment plan options. The Registrar’s Office website lists information about withdrawals and deadlines to which you must adhere.

    Contact the College of Science Graduate Admissions and Student Services Office