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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.

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Media, Technology and Innovation

A quarter-long immersion program brings together students from Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications and McCormick’s Segal Design Institute.

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Entrepreneurship and Venture Investing

Students gain exposure to startups and tech companies through courses and experiential learning opportunities through Kellogg School of Management and McCormick’s Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
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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
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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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