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University Partnership: Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

Northeastern CPS

City Year is proud to partner with Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, offering a 25% tuition scholarship.


Northeastern University 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 fosters a learning environment for students where programs taught 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 provides a rich academic curriculum that reflects the needs of all its students.


Benefits offered by Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

Scholarship Amount 25% off tuition, per credit
Number of Scholarships Awarded Annually All admitted qualifying candidates
Application Fee Waiver There is no fee to apply
Enrollment Deferral One-year deferral

Eligibility & Additional Info 
  • 25% Tuition Scholarship for all bachelor's and master’s degree programs. The scholarship award for Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies will be equal to 25% of the per credit tuition charge, for the duration of the student’s program of study, to all admitted City Year corps members, alumni or staff members per year. The scholarship will be applied through degree completion, with a maximum duration of eligibility equal to seven years from initial enrollment into the program of study.

  • Scholarships applicable to on-campus and online bachelor's or master's degree programs.

  • Scholarships awarded to City Year alumni for at least one year of service and City Year staff members employed for at least two years.

  • A one-year deferral for students who are admitted to a program and decide to serve with City Year before starting their study with the Northeastern University's College of Professional Studies.

Eligible Programs:

How to Apply

There are multiple start terms per year and application deadlines vary by program. For more information about the application process, and how to apply online, please visit

Identify & Verify your City Year Affiliation

  • When completing the online admissions application select "City Year" under the "Are you affiliated with one of the following associations, organizations, companies, etc.?" section of the application. Click here for further instructions.

  • City Year verification: To be eligible for the scholarship, a service verification letter must be requested by emailing with "Northeastern University College of Professional Studies (indicate grad or undergrad) in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and your corps graduation month and year. This letter will be sent electronically by City Year to Admissions Office and added to your applicant file.

To Contact the Admissions Office

or call 1.877.668.7727.

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. Corps members, alumni and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines. For assistance in considering program options and the application process at Northeastern University College of Professional Studies, contact an enrollment coach at 877.668.7727 or