Boston: America’s College Town

Statue in front of Boston City skyline in Boston Common

The City of Boston is part of your campus, your classroom, and your community. It’s a city filled with young professionals, valuable connections, and other college students like you.

High up photo of Boston skyscrapers

  • Can’t Miss Destinations – UMass Boston is just minutes from Faneuil Hall, the North End, Fenway Park, Back Bay, and the Seaport District.
  • A Global Hub – Boston is a hub for business, medicine, research, technology, and the arts.

Three students walking along the sidewalk on Newbury Street in Boston

  • Transit – Board Boston’s nearby subway system, “the T,” to connect to restaurants, historic sites, theaters, shopping, museums, and more destinations all over the city.

Old city hall in Boston and the large buildings around it.  Pedestrians walking back and forth along the street in the foreground.

  • Old Meets New - The city with deep ties to American history is also the birthplace of new startups, technologies, and innovations. 

A student in a suit shakes hands with a woman at a booth at a UMass Boston career fair

  • Internships and Employment – Businesses likGeneral Electric seek Boston for their headquarters so they can work with the talented and educated pool of graduates for which this city is well known.
  • Advancement – Boston is more than just a city to advance your education, it’s full of valuable opportunities to propel your career.