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Boston Colleges and Universities

The Boston metro-area is renowned for higher learning and home to some of the world's top colleges and universities.

  • Boston College - A private university with approximately 13,000 total students located in the Chestnut Hill suburb of Boston. The school offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees and the mascot is an eagle.
    • Approximately 23 miles away, 34 minute drive

  • Boston University - With approximate 31,000 total students, this private research university is located along the Charles River in Boston with the main portion of campus stretching Commonwealth Avenue. The school's mascot is a Boston terrier and it offers a wide variety of degrees.
    • Approximately 18.5 miles away, 24 minute drive

  • Endicott College - Located on 230-acres of oceanfront property in Beverly, MA, this private college with approximately 4,000 students, offers over 20 bachelor degrees and multiple masters programs. The college was the first in the nation to require all students to complete yearly internships.
    • Approximately 14 miles away, 22 minute drive

  • Harvard University - A member of the prestigious Ivy League, the main campus is located in historic Cambridge, MA along the Charles River. With approximately 21,000 total students, Harvard is consistently ranked among the best universities in the world.
    • Approximately 20 miles away, 28 minute drive

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - A private research university located in Cambridge, MA played an important role for the U.S. and allied forces in WWII and the Cold War. MIT currently enrolls approximately 10,000 total students and specializes in fields such as physical science, engineering, biology and linguistics.
    • Approximately 18.5 miles away, 24 minute drive

  • Salem State University - Salem State University is made up of five campuses, with the main campus located 1.5 miles south of downtown Salem – just a few blocks from the picturesque Salem Harbor. While the majority of Salem State University students commute from off-campus housing, the university does house approximately 2,000 students in on-campus residence halls.
    • Approximately 10.5 miles away, 21 minute drive

  • Suffolk University - Originally founded as purely a law school, Suffolk now comprises a college of arts & sciences, business school and art & design in addition to the law school. The school is located in downtown Boston and approximately 16,000 total students are enrolled across all disciplines.
    • Approximately 15.5 miles away, 22 minute drive

  • Tufts University - Home to the nation's oldest graduate school for international relations, Tufts places a large emphasis on international studies and public service. Located just outside Boston in Somerville, MA, the university has transformed itself into as one of the nation's elite undergraduate and graduate programs.
    • Approximately 13.5 miles away, 19 minute drive

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