It is located in Huntington ave. also known as Avenue of the arts and is accessible by the T through the Green (northeastern and symphony stops) and orange lines (massachusetts avenue and ruggles stops.)
In Northeastern University a 4 year program takes 5 years because of it's co-op program, where you study 2 semesters and then work 2 semesters in your field. The school is also known for it's engineering program. The school has a small tunnel system connecting it's buildings, which is very useful in cold weather.
Northeastern has had only 6 presidents in its 100+ year history. All except the current one have buildings on the campus named for them. They are (with years of tenure) Frank Palmer Speare (1898-1940), Carl Stephens Ell (1940-1959), Asa S. Knowles (1959-1975), Kenneth G. Ryder (1975-1989), John A. Curry (1989-1996), Richard M. Freeland (1996-present).