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Northeastern University is a private university in Boston that is known for its cooperative education program that you can visit with your Massachusetts car rental.
"The evening institution"
Northeastern was established in 1898 as the "evening institution for younger men" at the Boylston Street YMCA. It catered to the needs of the growing immigrant population in the Boston area. Within a few years, it offered classes in law, engineering, and finance. In 1909, the school began to offer day classes and moved to the Huntington Avenue in 1913. It was officially recognized as a college in 1916. After World War II, the school began to admit women and added to the existing schools. Since its inception, this was a commuter school with many part-time and evening students.
Get the grade
When you visit with your Massachusetts car rental you will learn that there are undergraduate majors in 65 departments. At the graduate level, there are 125 programs. It is rated as a "highly competitive" university by Barrons College Guide. For strong students, there is an Honors Program that offers an enhanced curriculum during the undergraduate years. They also have a very strong pre-med program that was recently partnered with the Tufts University School of Medicine.
Get to work
When you visit with your Massachusetts car rental, you will also learn that Northeastern has a large co-op program. They work with over 2500 national and international employers that work with the university to provide students with opportunities to gain work experiences over three semesters during their university studies. Some of the companies that they work with include Microsoft, Disney, Sony, EMC, Fidelity, Merrill Lynch, government agencies, nonprofits, NGOs, and many other companies.
Learn to speak the language
Student life is important on any campus, and when you visit with your Massachusetts car rental you will see what life is like at Northeastern. There are over 19 varsity teams in the NCAA, 30 club sport teams, and over 200 student organizations. Greek life is also big on campus, with a number of fraternities and sororities. There are a number of notable athletes that have played for Northeastern, including Dan Ross, Reggie Lewis, Carlos Pena, and others. There are also a number of publications on campus. The Huntington News is the newspaper, the humor magazine Times NU Roman, literary magazine Spectrum, and the African-American magazine Onyx.
Northeastern is a great place to visit with your Massachusetts car rental to see one of the higher institutions of learning in Boston. It is a unique part of Boston to see, especially if you have someone in the family who is considering university in the near future (although you can still enjoy the campus on your own).
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