Northeastern is a private research university that emphasizes worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global & societal needs. The school offers a comprehensive range of both undergraduate & graduate programs in nine distinct schools & colleges. Northeastern University’s College of Engineering enters its second century with a distinguished history of accomplishment and vast potential for innovation in engineering research and education, particularly in the energy, environmental, health and security fields. With state-of-the-art engineering research centers, 122 faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and teaching, more than $30 million in annual federal funding, and thousands of loyal alumni providing support, the College of Engineering is optimally positioned for even greater success. Started in 1909, it was the first school at Northeastern to adopt cooperative education, an academic model that integrates professional experience with classroom study. Over the past century, this interactive learning environment has nourished the entrepreneurial spirit of countless engineering students who have gone on to found successful companies around the world.