the graduate school of the morrissey college of arts and sciences
Boston College is located on the edge of one of the world's most vibrant cities. Just six miles from downtown Boston - an exciting and dynamic place to live and learn - Boston College is an easy car or "T" ride away from a booming center for trade, finance, research and education.
Home to some of New England's most prestigious cultural landmarks, including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston Symphony Hall and the Freedom Trail, Boston provides a rich environment for those passionate about art, music and history. For sports fans, Boston hosts a number of the country's greatest sports teams: the Celtics, Patriots, Bruins and, of course, Fenway Park's beloved Red Sox. Found within a short drive from Boston are some of New England's best recreational sites, from the excellent skiing in New Hampshire to the pristine beaches of Cape Cod.
Boston also offers a wide range of family-friendly attractions, including the Children's Museum, New England Aquarium, Franklin Park Zoo and the Museum of Science. There are roughly 50 universities located in the Boston area, and the large student population adds to the city's intellectually rich and diverse community. Events, lectures and reading groups hosted by world-renowned scholars abound on area campuses, providing abundant opportunities to meet and network with other graduate students and faculty throughout the Boston area.