william f. connell school of nursing
Boston and Bostonians have been at the heart of movements and events that have shaped the United States, from the American Revolution to the computer revolution. This translates into a community that is at once rich in intellectual, cultural, political, and historical traditions, and alive with innovation and invention. Internationally recognized as offering world-class health care, Boston is home to leading teaching hospitals including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Learn more about our wide range of clinical partners.
In addition, Boston is home to a rich academic community that includes 42 colleges and universities. Faculty and students throughout the region contribute to Boston's reputation as a center of cultural and intellectual exploration. Our cultural institutions include the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Boston Ballet, the Lyric Opera and the list goes on. If you like to shop, Newbury Street will become your second home, where you can peruse trendy boutiques and shops. A sports fan's dream come true, Boston boasts year-round professional sports including the Red Sox (baseball), Patriots (football), Celtics (basketball), Bruins (hockey), and Revolution (soccer). Perfect for families, Boston offers friendly attractions including the Children's Museum, New England Aquarium, Franklin Park Zoo, and the Museum of Science. The fun doesn't end at sundown either. Greater Boston is home to countless restaurants, clubs, coffee shops and music venues.
When you need a break from the city, take advantage of the diverse natural beauty of New England. In the fall, you won't want to miss the beautiful foliage throughout the region. In the winter, head just a couple of hours north for the East Coast's best skiing destinations. In the summer, don't miss the beautiful beaches of Cape Cod.