Immersive, collaborative and designed to unlock your creativity—for over 130 years Cogswell has been helping people turn their passion into their professions. Today, it’s your turn. Explore our program offerings to help you develop the skills you need for the job you’ll love.
Pairing business, technology and creativity, our students come to the heart of Silicon Valley to deepen and grow their passions. The result? A skilled and dynamic community with a social life that is surprisingly robust.
University of Silicon Valley is uniquely poised to offer a meaningful and valuable education for 21st century students. Our location and our connection to partners in Silicon Valley give our students seeking a career in creative technology a competitive edge. Our expert faculty include working professionals from dynamic industries right here at home. Our small class sizes average less than 14 students per professor, allowing students access to faculty who are determined to share with them what it means to discover, learn and persevere. It's this rare combination of being in the right place at the right time with the right people that drives our students' success now in their academic studies as well as in their future as working professionals.
Our faculty consists of entrepreneurs, engineers, teachers, designers, artists and more. They are a community of industry experts who are on top of their game and passionate about empowering students.
Look into our mission, our history, our unique approach to education and how our location in Silicon Valley helps students turn their passion into their careers.
Our project-based learning model provides you with the opportunity to include real-world projects in your portfolio. Students develop a professional understanding of their industry, sharpen their skills and gain invaluable experience.
All college students requesting housing must complete the COVID Addendum
prior to move-in.
When you’re ready to apply or just want more information about getting started, visit our Admissions section. Or give us a call at 800.264.7955. We'll be happy to help you find details on college application requirements, school tuition and navigating the financial aid process.
If you are currently in college housing, you need to submit one of the two forms to either indicate your intent to renew for the next term, or to vacate at the end of this trimester.