Studying in Boston

Rich in intellectual, cultural, political, and historical traditions, Boston stands at the forefront of health care, innovation, and invention. Here, students advance their understanding of nursing and the world in one of the nation’s finest health care communities.

Several world-class teaching hospitals call Boston home, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Boston is also a hub of innovation, with high-tech startups, leading biotech pioneers, and 42 colleges and universities adding to the city’s atmosphere of intellectual curiosity. 

The city of Boston offers countless cultural treasures, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and America’s oldest public library. At night, Boston takes on a new dynamic with lively bars, restaurants, and music venues throughout its many neighborhoods. And the city is a mecca for sports fans, featuring Fenway Park and world champions in every major sport.

Boston College’s beautiful suburban campus in Chestnut Hill is just three miles from the Longwood medical area and six miles from downtown Boston, easily accessible by public transportation.