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NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY OAKLAND

Where learning and research start with the world

Powered by experience. Designed for impact. Find your opportunity at Northeastern’s Oakland campus.

WHO WE ARE

Home to Mills College at Northeastern University

Mills College has merged with Northeastern University to form the nation’s first bicoastal university for undergraduate and graduate education and research.

Mills College at Northeastern is at the academic center of our 135-acre Oakland campus. The university offers degrees from the undergraduate through the doctoral level while carrying forward Mills’ focus on gender equity and social justice. Together they provide new opportunities for global experience and personalized learning.


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First-year students

Global programs for students

First-year students can apply to Northeastern’s semester-long N.U.in or yearlong NU Bound programs on our Oakland campus, and then continue their studies in Boston.

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graduate students

Professional graduate programs

Our programs are closely aligned with needs of the San Francisco Bay Area economy. Professionals and organizations alike will find courses—in-person, online, and hybrid—designed to build skills and keep workforce development at the leading edge.

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World-class research

Our faculty bring advanced, cross-disciplinary expertise and a collaborative approach to solving interconnected challenges, from social justice and equity, to climate change, to supply chain management. It’s a research model that translates discoveries into solutions.


BY THE NUMBERS

A thriving community network

17,380

Mills and Northeastern alumni in the San Francisco Bay Area

2,014

Startups throughout Oakland

1,250

Oakland-based nonprofits


BAY AREA

Explore Northeastern’s other San Francisco Bay Area campuses

Northeastern’s California presence includes two other locations for professional graduate degrees, semester-long undergraduate programs, experiential learning, and entrepreneurship opportunities.


OUR VISIOn

In Oakland, new opportunities

President Joseph E. Aoun

“We aspire to build a comprehensive, bicoastal university that leverages the complementary strengths of Mills and Northeastern for the benefit of students and society. Together we have an opportunity to create something truly unique in higher education.”

JOSEPH E. AOUN
President, Northeastern University


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