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Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

City Year is proud to partner with Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies, offering 25% tuition scholarships to all admitted City Year applicants.

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

A scholarship equal to 25% of tuition (per credit) will be awarded to all admitted City Year applicants for all on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the College of Professional Studies. The scholarship will be applied for the duration of the program for up to seven years from initial enrollment.

Scholarships awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

Additional benefits

  • There is no fee to apply.
  • Enrollment deferral: a one-year deferral for admitted students who decide to serve with City Year before starting their studies with Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies

Eligible programs

Why City Year loves Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies

Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies is a leader in career-focused educational programs, urban engagement and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The College of Professional Studies fosters a learning environment for students where programs are grounded in theory and applied in practice. With a faculty comprised of respected scholars and industry leaders whose real-world experiences are put into practice in the classroom, the College of Professional Studies provides a rich academic curriculum that reflects the needs of all its students.

To apply

Please visit the undergraduate or graduate admissions pages for more information about the application process and how to apply.

There are multiple start terms per year, and application deadlines vary by program.

To identify your City Year affiliation and apply for the scholarship

When completing the application, please select “City Year” in answer to the questions “Are you affiliated with one of the following associations, organizations, companies, etc.?” and “Are you currently employed at one of the following?” to identify your City Year affiliation. Click here for further instructions.

To be eligible for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “Northeastern University College of Professional Studies (grad or undergrad)” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your AmeriCorps graduation month and year. This letter will be sent electronically by City Year to the admissions office and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

Please email cpsadmissions@neu.edu or call (877) 668-7727 with any questions.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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