In addition to being the headquarters of well-known companies such as Boston Scientific, EMC, Reebok, and Fidelity Investments, Boston is the cultural nexus of the Northeast region. Students can take advantage of sporting events, dining, shopping, and entertainment throughout this world-class city.
The abundant attractions of New England’s four seasons — from excellent skiing to the beaches of Cape Cod — can all be found within a short drive from campus. In addition, there are roughly 50 colleges and universities in the Boston area – making it one of the most intellectually rich cities in the nation.
T here are many accessible forms of transportation available in the Boston area such as the MBTA “T” and bus systems. Taxis are abundant in the city and several major airlines serve Boston's Logan International Airport. Amtrak also provides train service in and out of Boston. Once in the mid-Boston area, many of the more popular Boston landmark areas are within easy walking distance.
Other cultural offerings within Boston include:
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Science
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
JFK Library and Museum
New England Sports Museum
Institute of Contemporary Art
Boston Children's Museum
Boston Symphony Hall
Berklee Performance Center
North Shore Music Theatre / Performing Arts
The Original House of Blues
Paul Revere House
Old North Church