The ‘Northeastern University’ is probably one of the most talked about research institutions in the world. According to the ‘Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’ the ‘Northeastern University’ is an R1 institution. That is typically a place which offers the highest research activities. With graduate and undergraduate programs, Northern Universities in one of the most sought after institutions by most students. The satellite campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, and Silicon Valley, California not only makes this institution very unique but also makes it safe and secure for all the students. As per a reliable source this educational institution has about 18,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 graduate students, with most of the student living on the beautiful campus itself. One of the most attractive features of this university is that not only does it preach theoretical knowledge but also promotes professional experience though ‘cooperative education program’. Most of the alumni of this institution have made a big name for themselves in every single field. Be it sports, entertainment, business, the alumni of Northern University have gone out of their way to uphold the name of their institution. Some of the most notable alumnus of this prestigious university are, the popular television host, Wendy Williams, the unstoppable basketball player, Reggie Lewis, the football player, Dan Ross and the famous programmer, Shawn Fanning. These people have carved a niche for themselves making not only themselves proud but also the university they have graduated from.