Discover Seattle

Surrounded by stunning scenery and untouched nature, Seattle is home to some of the world’s most successful companies. Studying in Seattle provides access to an outdoors lifestyle as well as a unique focus on business and industry.


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Seattle city building

Dynamic economy

Seattle is home to a diverse range of companies and industries ̶  from coffee (Starbucks) to e-commerce (Amazon) to software (Microsoft).  The city nurtures innovation and continues to attract both multinational corporations and emerging new businesses.

Seattle landscape

Emerald city

From the Puget Sound waterfront to the tree-covered Olympic Mountains, Seattle is surrounded by the Pacific Northwest’s lush natural beauty. Its mild climate offers many opportunities for outdoor activities all through the year.

Seattle buildings

Arts and culture epicenter

Seattle is full of culture, both traditional and contemporary. A regional center for classical performing arts and museums, its music scene has also been home to many famous artists and styles, from Jimi Hendrix to grunge.

Students bowling in Seattle

Sports fans’ paradise

The Seattle Seahawks– the sole professional American football team in the Pacific Northwest – call the city home. In addition, Seattle Mariners fans can enjoy baseball games with incredible views of the downtown skyline from the stadium.

Bhavya Northeastern Seattle student from India

Bhavya from India

Studying Project Management at Northeastern University Seattle

It's difficult to name just one, but a few of my "go to" places are Green Lake and Gasworks Park. They are some of the coolest parks in Seattle, where I mostly go for a stroll or to run. Alki Beach and Kerry Park are two other places that I like to visit, especially when its bright and sunny because you can get great views of Mount Rainier!

Seattle Student Bilal

Bilal from Pakistan

Studied a master's degree at Northeastern University in Seattle

I wanted to study abroad in Seattle because of its really strong aerospace industry – Boeing is here, as well as a lot of related industries. Seattle also offers a good quality of life, as it has a really relaxed environment. There are plenty of opportunities to be active.

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