Northeastern, Once Local, Goes Global

University expands signature co-op program and foreign enrollment

Courtesy of Northeastern U.

Co-ops are about "preparing students to go out into the real world," says Joseph Aoun, president of Northeastern U., "and the real world is global now."
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Less than a generation ago, Northeastern University was chiefly a local institution, drawing nearly three-quarters of its students from the surrounding New England states. Its alumni, too, largely stayed in the region.

Today, however, the...

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