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Northwestern San Francisco

Northwestern in San Francisco

Immersive educational experiences in the San Francisco Bay Area


Disciplines and opportunities intersect at Northwestern San Francisco

A variety of Northwestern schools and programs host opportunities that include short-term classes, quarter-long residencies, short immersion experiences and alumni and partner events.

Media, Technology and Innovation

A quarter-long immersion program brings together students from Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. 

Entrepreneurship and Venture Investing

Kellogg School of Management students gain professional experience in a growth-stage entrepreneurial or venture capital firm through business courses and an internship.

Legal and Business Environment Immersion

Students from Pritzker School of Law explore legal and business aspects of growth-stage startups, venture capital firms and high-tech companies with Pritzker and Kellogg courses.

About the Space

You think of innovation in terms of incubators and accelerators, but in San Francisco, it is happening all around you, all the time. There‚Äôs something in the air in San Francisco, and it became part of everything we did. ”

Samarth Soni, journalism student

Location and facilities

Northwestern's newest educational space is located at 44 Montgomery Street in San Francisco’s Financial District. The roughly 16,000-square-foot space includes a broadcast studio, a design lab, classrooms, presentation areas and small-group work rooms. 

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Read about projects, partnerships and events in San Francisco.


Medill announces new Technology and Business graduate specialization

Students will learn to cover global technology innovations in Chicago and San Francisco

Northwestern startups visit healthcare conference in San Francisco

Northwestern University startups showcase innovative medical solutions

Northwestern Law, Kellogg to partner on San Francisco Immersion Program

Program tailored toward students interested in the legal-business aspects of startups

Bay Area immersion program celebrates successful first quarter

First cohort of journalism and design students learn by doing in startup central


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