As one of the top three destinations in the U.S. for international students to study, Boston truly owns its reputation as “America’s College Town”. At Boston University, students can experience cutting-edge education in a city with a rich legacy of arts, culture and academia.
Boston University is a R1 top level research university and ranked among the top 40 universities in the U.S. The telephone was invented at BU and prominent alumni include one of the most respected Americans and Nobel Prize winners, Martin Luther King Jr.
Founded in 1630, Boston is one of the oldest cities in the US and played a significant role during the American Revolution as the site of the Boston Tea Party and other events. Walk its historic Freedom Trail or visit one of the city’s many museums including the Museum of Fine Arts.
Boston University is located along the Charles River with miles of running and cycling paths. Take a kayak out or explore the city’s interconnecting green parks. Turn up to cheer on competitors in one of Boston’s international boat races or its famous Boston Marathon.
Boston has a thriving arts and music scene to explore. Bostonians are avid sports fans and with good reason. The city boasts outstanding home teams in football, basketball, hockey and baseball. Summer means baseball season, visiting a Boston Red Sox game is a must.