401 Terry Ave N., Suite 103
225 Terry Ave N., Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: 206.467.5480
Northeastern University–Seattle is located in the South Lake Union neighborhood—an epicenter for innovation and discovery. Amazon, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are within a two-mile radius of campus, a place where cutting-edge thought leaders come together to network, inspire, and execute on new research and technologies.
Seattle’s Job Market
Seattle is a city synonymous with software development, Internet titans, information technology, biotechnology, the life sciences, and nonprofit work.
The information and communication technology (ICT) sector contributes more than $3.5 billion to the city’s economy, according to the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development. Approximately 18,250 ICT jobs have been created, employing software developers and engineers, programmers, administrators, graphic designers, and analysts.
Northeastern University–Seattle offers a variety of graduate degrees and certificates in STEM, as well as a two-month data analytics bootcamp, called Level, to prepare students for the region’s emerging job opportunities.
Another 7,600 professionals work for one of the 55 companies in Seattle’s biotechnology sector, according to the Office of Economic Development. Seattle is ranked fifth nationwide for biotechnology industry concentration. To help meet the growing demand, Northeastern University–Seattle offers master’s degrees in biotechnology and bioinformatics.
Our Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Doctor of Education are also aligned to local industry. Approximately 37 percent of Washington State’s more than 58,000 nonprofits are located in the Greater Seattle region, according to a Washington Nonprofits survey.
Northeastern University–Seattle faculty members come directly from industry, with combined experience at the likes of Google, Starbucks, Concur, Amazon, Microsoft, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Faculty serve as mentors, helping students navigate their desired industry and chart their path toward graduation.
Grow Your Network
Northeastern University–Seattle brings students and industry together through speed networking events and professional development workshops.
Dr. Ian Gorton, director of computer science, hosts a monthly Computer Science Seminar Series, which showcases leading experts discussing topics impacting the industry, such as diversity in technology and income equality. Students gain an outside perspective they can incorporate into their classroom studies.
A Local Community with Global Resources
Northeastern University–Seattle offers a more intimate setting. The student-faculty ratio is low, allowing students to have their voices heard—but also their needs met, thanks to the power of the global research university behind them.
An assistant director of student services is on hand to help prospective candidates through the application process and current students with course registration. An advisor for international students is also available on campus, as well as a cooperative education coordinator for the Khoury College of Computer and Information Sciences.
Staff can connect students to the career services offered on our flagship Boston campus, consistently ranked top two nationwide by Princeton Review.
The best way to experience campus is by visiting. Our state-of-the-art facilities are open seven days a week, and provide students a place to study and connect. Contact Northeastern University–Seattle to arrange an appointment. Directions on how to get to campus are available on the Seattle website.