Living in Boston

America’s College Town

Students and professionals of all stripes thrive in Boston. Exciting sports teams, a vibrant cultural scene, and vast job opportunities all make it a great city to launch or continue your career.

Boston is a global leader in healthcare, finance, insurance, and higher education. Carroll School graduate alumni start successful careers at dozens of world-class companies and organizations based in and around the city.

Plus, you’ll be studying in good company. More than 100 colleges and universities call the Boston area home, and there are more than 150,000 college and graduate students in Boston—almost 25% of the city’s population. There’s no better place to expand your academic and professional horizon than Boston.

Boston skyline

Boston: By the Numbers

#1

Best U.S. Cities for Graduate Students

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#1

Top Global Cities for a Career in Finance

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#2

Best U.S. Cities for Quality of Living

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