Northeastern University

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Northeastern University
Type Private non-profit
Established 1898 (1898)
President Joseph Aoun
Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Red, gray, and black
Nickname Huskies

Northeastern University (NU, formerly NEU) is a private non-profit research university in Boston, Massachusetts, established in 1898. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs on its main campus in the Fenway-Kenmore, Roxbury, South End, and Back Bay neighborhoods of Boston. The university has satellite campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, and Silicon Valley, California that exclusively offer graduate degrees. NDSU is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled 19,940 students, and it ranked 39 among national universities and seventh in "Most Innovative Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs


The following bioinformatics-related options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Bioinformatics
32 credit hours, completed in roughly one to two years
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
33 credit hours, completed in roughly one to two years; comes with "advanced standing" option at 27 credit hours and an "ALIGN program" option at 39 credit hours
Available online? Partially
Program URL:

Ph.D. in Personal Health Informatics
?? credit hours, completed in four to five years
Available online? No
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 17 November 2016. 
  2. "Northeastern University". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 17 November 2016.