University description (as per official university website)
Silicon Valley University is a private, nonprofit institution of higher learning in Northern California. Founded in 1997, Silicon Valley University is ideally located in San Jose, California, the 3rd largest city in California and surrounded by top US high tech companies and global businesses. We provide students from Silicon Valley and all over the world with a superior educational experience. Our goal has always been preparing our students for success in the workforce. Unlike public universities, our institution offers maximum interaction between teacher and student. We believe that the primary function of a campus is to provide a stimulating environment for learning. The faculty of Silicon Valley University has been firmly grounded in the knowledge that knowledge alone is not enough. At Silicon Valley University, itís more than just earning a degree, we help students prepare for the real challenges they will face in the workplace by bringing the real world into the classroom.
The university occupies space in a Class A office building. The instructional space consists of large classrooms for delivery of multimedia presentations to large groups as well as rooms suitable for small-group discussions. SVU also shares a state-of-the-art technology lab and an electronic resource center with a high-tech company. Furthermore, SVU has student recreational and office facilities that stimulate contacts between the students.