Northeastern University, a top-ranked, non-profit university, has a global network of campuses. Our locations are selected for the opportunities they provide for innovative research and student-centered, industry-aligned learning.

Our campuses in Silicon Valley and San Francisco are embedded in the heart of the United States’ startup ecosystem, where innovations in business and technology grow to global levels of impact. With Northeastern’s emphasis on experiential learning, this positioning allows students to grow their knowledge and professional networks directly within the center of the industry.

Northeastern — Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is a state-of-the-art campus with technology-equipped classrooms, study halls, collaboration spaces, and athletics facilities. It is located in San Jose, the largest city in Northern California and the economic center of Silicon Valley. This city is home to some of the global technology industry’s largest players, like eBay, PayPal, and Zoom.

Northeastern — San Francisco

In San Francisco, Northeastern operates side-by-side with local entrepreneurs within a WeWork space. Located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, thousands of startups and leading companies are right around the corner, including Salesforce, Airbnb, Dropbox, and Pinterest.

The Northeastern Advantage

Northeastern University in San Francisco and Silicon Valley pairs the academic rigor of a top-50 research institution with the industry-aligned, outcomes-driven focus that professionals need to advance their careers in fast-changing fields. 

Our top-rated career development services are a catalyst for high-level job placement, providing students with practical strategies for professional advancement. Northeastern’s global network of more than 255,000 alumni—with over 7,000 in the Bay Area—empowers graduate students with the strength of our community’s impact and reputation.