Northeastern University, at Boston, Mass.; coeducational; founded 1898 as a program within the Boston YMCA, inc. 1916, university status 1922, fully independent of the YMCA 1948. It is noted for its cooperative education plan combining classroom work, internships, and practicums. The university's graduate programs include those in business, computer science, pharmacy, communications, education, engineering, law, and social sciences.
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