College Profile: Northeastern University - Online School
Northeastern University is dedicated to providing a broad diversity of students with the benefits of an academic program of the highest quality. Northeastern’s basic mission as a large urban university founded on the cooperative model of education remains what it has always been: to provide individuals with the opportunity for upward mobility through excellence in education. The University is committed to achieving excellence through high-quality instruction in a liberal/professional curriculum that values equally knowledge for its own sake, knowledge as a means to success in the workplace, and knowledge as a cornerstone of personal achievement and satisfaction.
By placing strong emphasis on professional education, the University will continue to encourage and provide the opportunity for students to obtain the specific knowledge and skills required for a lifetime of productive work in society. By committing itself to the research and scholarly activities of its faculty, the University will continue to encourage and provide the opportunity for teachers to make contributions to the body of knowledge from which society draws to sustain progress. By building a physical campus with the facilities and amenities that are conducive and necessary to the educational enterprise, the University will continue to encourage and provide the opportunity for all its constituents—students, teachers, employees, and neighbors—to weave the educational process into their daily lives.