Future Students

classroomCLTThrough our portfolio of industry-aligned degree programs in Charlotte, Northeastern brings over a century of experience and leadership to deliver transformative opportunities for our students and inspire them to delve deeper, sharpen their focus, and pursue greater academic challenges.

Ranked as a top 50 national research university and a leader in providing career services to our students, Northeastern has been advancing careers for more than 100 years. Our unique hybrid curriculum of online and in-class experiential learning is what today’s professional is asking for in a graduate education.

Northeastern’s worldwide network extends to more than 150 countries and includes 3,300-plus employer partners.

Return on Investment

Education is the greatest investment you can make. Here are some facts about the return on that investment:

  • Our online students report a salary increase of 38 percent.
  • Individuals with advanced degrees currently earn, on average, 30 percent more than those with a bachelor’s, according to the Federal Reserve Analysis.
  • The unemployment rate for individuals holding a master’s degree was only 3.4 percent in 2013, compared to 6.1 percent for all workers, according to 2013 U.S. Department of Labor data.
  • Researchers such as Richard Florida, Enrico Moretti, and Edward Glaeser have continued to find that higher levels of education lead to greater civic engagement, societal well-being, longevity, health, and regional economic prosperity.

Supportive Environment

We work hard to create a supportive environment for all of our students, whether they take classes on-ground or online. We have resources to enrich your experience and tools to help you succeed, such as career services—consistently ranked in the top two nationwide by the Princeton Review—free online tutoring, mobile counseling from the writing center, and disability services.

In addition to these resources, as a Northeastern University–Charlotte student, you have a designated local advocate to help you navigate and best utilize university resources. Our Associate Dean, Dr. Peg Bernhard, serves as the main point of contact for regional students.

Learn more about the student experience at Northeastern University–Charlotte firsthand in this short video. Or for a closer look at our resources, visit our Current Students page.


Northeastern is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Some degree programs also hold professional accreditations awarded by specialty agencies. To view the full list of programmatic accreditation, click here.

Northeastern operates a campus in Charlotte, North Carolina and has been issued a regular license by The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina to offer graduate programs. Licensure is granted to institutions meeting North Carolina standards and includes specific guidelines and requirements related to faculty qualifications, delivery formats, resources and services, and other academic matters. Therefore, programs at Northeastern University-Charlotte may differ than those offered at other Northeastern campuses. For example, some programs may only be offered in certain delivery formats, and students attending Northeastern University–Charlotte may be subject to additional degree requirements.

For more information, please contact Northeastern University-Charlotte at 980.224.8468.