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A Sunny and Dynamic California Campus

San Francisco Bay University is situated in Fremont, the fourth largest city in the Bay Area. It’s close to San Jose, Berkeley, Palo Alto, and San Francisco, giving students easy access to high-technology centers, as well as cultural and entertainment options. 
Situated in a high-tech park in Fremont, the SFBU campus is near various leading information technology companies. San Francisco Bay University campus buildings include administrative offices; a library and reading rooms; laboratories for electronics, communications, database research, and simulations; classrooms; multiple computer stations; an assembly hall; a dining room; a game room; and various other cutting-edge facilities. SFBU dormitories sit in a pleasant off-campus residential neighborhood. Visit the “Housing” pages to learn more about off-campus housing options. 

City of Fremont

The City of Fremont, California, is a hidden gem of the Bay Area. It is a clean, safe, and modern community that ranks very high on quality-of-life indices. It has a population of around 240,000 people and boasts more than 1,200 high-tech firms within the area. Transportation within and outside the city is simple with the BART system (local train provider) and various buses. There are more than 50 leafy parks within the city, including Central Park and those surrounding Lake Elizabeth. 

Aerial view of Lake Elizabeth, Fremont

Population and Diversity in Fremont

Fremont's quality of life centers around a diverse population and a very low crime rate compared to other U.S. cities of comparable size. The city's racial makeup represents its diversity, with recent data showing African Americans at 3%, Native Americans at 0.3%, Asians at 36.8%, Hispanics at 13.5%, Pacific Islanders at 0.4%, Whites at 41.4%, and Other at 4.7%.

Fremont Festival of Art in 2018

Why the Bay Area?

We are a Bay Area university with a long history in the community. The San Francisco Bay Area is a hotbed of innovation, diversity, and collaboration. This is an environment ideal for our students to learn and grow in. But more than that, this is an area in which our students can be proud to live. From world-class dining to entertainment and networking events, the San Francisco Bay Area is a center of culture and learning. And we are proud to be a university located in such a dynamic and accepting community. 
Golden Gate Bridge with the cruise ship at sunset, San Francisco, California, USA