About 42 Silicon Valley

42 Silicon Valley is an innovative engineering college in the San Francisco Bay Area. As the leading college for software engineering, coding, and programming, we’re disrupting engineering education and tech talent pipelines in the Bay. Think tech is just for nerds? Think again.

We’re a non-profit organization (NPO) based in California.

THE 42 CULTURE

42 is more than just a disruptive educational model and coding school. What makes us unique and a major player in the tech world are the defining characteristics of the 42 culture. Every element of 42 shows our culture, from the students, to the curriculum structure and content, to the $0 tuition and innovative admissions process.

Pursuit of Excellence

Innovative and Questioning

Creativity and Passion

Commitment to Community

Belief in Open Opportunities

REPUTATION

We might be new to Silicon Valley, but we’re blowing the tech industry out of the water. Check out what folks have to say about us, including CEOs, co-founders, and partners of Twitter, Slack, Snap, Benchmark, Periscope, Y Combinator, and more.

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We boast one of the most diverse tech communities in the Bay Area, as well as one of the most open and welcoming. Check out some of our student profiles. You might be surprised: not everyone has coded before.

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Get a feel for the 42 community and what we’re all about. Our campus is pretty awesome.

Team

Meet the 42 team here at the Silicon Valley campus and the co-founders of 42.

NEWS AND EVENTS

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