Boston Travel Guide


The Greater Boston area has some 65 accredited institutions of higher learning, including many world-renowned colleges, universities, conservatories, and seminaries. The metro Boston area has something of around 250,000 students living in the area at any given time. The most famous institutions in the area are undoubtedly Harvard University, the oldest university in the United States, as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Both universities have among the most competitive admissions process in the world, and are considered by many to be the two most prestigious universities in the world, and as such draw top quality students and faculty from far and wide.

In Boston:

Berklee College of Music
Boston Architectural College
Boston Conservatory
Boston University (BU)
Emerson College
Emmanuel College
Fisher College
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS)
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP)
New England Conservatory of Music
New England School of Law
New England School of Acupuncture
Northeastern University
School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA)
Simmons College
Suffolk University
Tufts University School of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Boston (UMass)
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Wheelock College

In Cambridge:

Harvard University
Lesley University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

In Brookline:

The New England Institute of Art (NEiA)

In Newton:

Boston College (BC)

In Waltham:

Brandeis University
Bentley University

In Medford:

Tufts University (partially in Somerville)

source: Wikivoyage

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