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Northeastern University

360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Northeastern University is a private research university in Boston, established in 1898. The university offers undergraduate majors in 65 departments. At the graduate level, there are more than 125 programs. It has roughly 16,000 undergraduates and nearly 8,000 graduate students. In addition to Northeastern's main Boston campus, the university operates a number of satellite undergraduate locations in Massachusetts, including the George J. Kostas Research Institute in Burlington, a Financial District campus in the Hilton Hotel near Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston, a Dedham Campus in Dedham, Massachusetts, and a Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

Libraries: The NU Libraries include the Snell Library and the John D. O'Bryant African-American Institute Library. Snell Library opened in 1990 at a cost of $35 million and contains 1.3 million volumes. Public access is restricted, but members of the public may apply for a temporary researcher pass. The university is part of the Boston Library Consortium, which confers reciprocal borrowing privileges to member institutions.

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