With a campus extending across 40 acres, BC Law students enjoy the benefits of living close to the city with easy access to parks, trails, and tranquil study spots. Our grounds feature stretches of green lawn, manicured gardens, and playing fields, and the nearby neighborhoods offer commercial convenience and easy access to downtown Boston.
See what it’s like to live in the most popular neighborhoods among students: Cleveland Circle, Chestnut Hill, Allston-Brighton, Newton, and Brookline.
Closest to the BC Law campus, Newton puts students near a range of restaurants, shopping, and affordable parking. It’s also quiet—making it most amenable to studying.
This area boasts easy access to the Law School and the Chestnut Hill Campus. Parking is less expensive, and it’s only a 10-minute ride to class on the BC Law Shuttle.
Allston is part hipster haven, part student epicenter. You’ll find amazing bagels, all-night delis, and an assortment of ethnic foods. Take the B line to get to the Chestnut Hill Campus or downtown. Rent is more affordable.
Our students favor this part of Brighton because it’s close to trendy restaurants, bars, and the B, C, and D lines of the “T,” Boston’s subway system. It also sports a free public pool, an ice skating rink, and a runner’s dream route—a 1.5-mile loop around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir.
Brookline is a hub for young professionals, with a variety of trendy restaurants, bars, and boutiques. These perks and its proximity to the C line raise the rent in this neighborhood.
A midpoint bewteen Boston College and downtown Boston, this neighborhood boasts coffee shops, boutiques, and an independent bookstore and theater steps away from the C line.
Beyond being a leader in technology and higher education, Boston ranks #3 as most walkable city in the nation by Walk Score and Redfin.