Student life at Northeastern University’s campuses

Live and learn in some of America’s most vibrant cities. International students enjoy American student life at Northeastern University’s main campus in student-friendly Boston, its graduate campus in the heart of Seattle’s buzzing technology hub, or its graduate campus in innovation-focused Silicon Valley. These campuses offer incredible facilities, and access to fantastic professional networks.

Study at Northeastern’s Boston campus

Northeastern offers a traditional American college experience in the heart of the thriving east coast city of Boston. Situated in the trendy neighborhood of Back Bay, the 73-acre Boston campus is close to the Museum of Fine Art, Symphony Hall, outdoor spaces like the Boston Common, and Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox baseball team. Reliable public transportation (via the “T” subway system and several bus routes) makes it really easy to access other parts of the city.


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Social life on Northeastern Boston campus

Social living

The Boston campus is a welcoming environment with open spaces and a range of entertainment hotspots. The Center for Student Involvement keeps your social life active, with more than 400 student organizations and clubs, as well as regular campus events.

Learning on Northeastern Boston campus

Designed for learning

Snell Library offers a wide range of technology, such as media creation studios for animation and game design, video conferencing, 3-D printing, and audio/visual recording studios. Students can reserve spaces for individual or group study. Open 24/7 the library is used by the entire academic community: students, professors, researchers. It receives up to 300,000 visits per month at the busiest times.

Northeastern University fitness facilities

Fitness facilities

Northeastern students have a choice of 3 state-of-the-art campus sports centers at the Boston campus. These feature weight machines, basketball and games courts, running track, golf driving range, rock climbing wall and swimming pool. One  gym even offers spectacular views of the Boston skyline from its 52 exercise stations.

Study at Northeastern’s Seattle campus

Experience the west coast of America at Northeastern University’s high-tech graduate campus, opened in 2012. Located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Northeastern’s campus places you right next to some of the world’s leading companies, with great opportunities to meet industry professionals.


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Northeastern Seattle modern facilities

Leading the way

Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle is positioned in the city’s business district, on the same street as Amazon’s headquarters. Programs here build on innovation to create new technologies. The campus itself inspires sustainability through an impressive building certified by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

Northeastern Seattle campus

Close community

Designed to help students connect with the surrounding community, the Seattle campus hosts frequent lectures and panel discussions, as well as events for students to network with local employers. Student organizations provide great ways to get involved, with activities ranging from holiday celebrations to study break socials and game nights.

Northeastern Seattle campus

Well-equipped campus

Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle has plenty of space for students to work together and socialize, including conference rooms, common lounges and study areas. Modern classrooms are equipped with the latest technology, and some even have prime views of Seattle’s famous Space Needle. We can help arrange off-campus housing in furnished studio apartments.

Study at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley campus

Silicon Valley is the economic hub of modern America. ‭Northeastern University’s new regional ‭graduate campus is well connected with the Silicon Valley business and technology community, and is the ‭newest offering for international students.


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Silicon Valley view

What is Silicon Valley?

Silicon Valley is a group of cities and towns in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. The area is closely associated with high-tech corporations, and modern giants such as Apple, Google and Facebook have their headquarters here. The area is a focal point of innovation, and houses thousands of local start-up businesses striving to become the next big thing.

professional network

Professional network

Northeastern University has close connections with Silicon Valley, with more than 6,000 alumni living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. The university maintains links with businesses in the region and provides companies with talented graduates. A third of all jobs in the area require candidates with an advanced degree, so Northeastern graduates are well placed to succeed in Silicon Valley!

silicon valley campus

Technology-focused education

The campus in San Jose, California, gives master’s students the chance to live and work in one of the world’s most dynamic economic hubs. The campus is co-located with Integrated Device Technology, a successful company led by a former Northeastern student. Read more about the campus and life in Silicon Valley. The university continues to expand with partnerships and a presence in San Francisco.

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