the city on a hill
The City of Boston, founded in 1630, is one of America's greatest cities, a center for education, finance, technology, health care, the arts, culture and history.
Boston's renowned medical and research facilities and vibrant financial district offer students exciting opportunities for practicums and internships.
With public transportation access to Boston readily available at the edge of campus, opportunties for entertainment and enlightenment in the city are just minutes away. Boston College students can explore American history by walking the Freedom Trail; view exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts; shop on Newbury Street; take in a Red Sox game in famed Fenway Park, or ice skate at the Frog Pond on Boston Common.