finding a place to live
Boston College Law School does not offer on-campus housing, but off-campus apartments are plentiful. Start your apartment search by referring to the Off-Campus Housing office's apartment listing and roommate finder website. On this site you will find a link to local apartment listings, roommate finder services, local rental agents, short term accommodations, and resources that can help make your transition to the area as smooth as possible.
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There are many different types of housing available, ranging from one-room rentals in large Victorian homes, to triple-decker brownstones and apartment high-rises. Allston-Brighton and Jamaica Plain are among the nearby Boston neighborhoods that attract students from many colleges and universities because of their diverse communities and relative affordability. Boston College Law School students also have found Newton, Brookline, Waltham, Watertown, and Boston’s West Roxbury neighborhood attractive places to live.
BC Law is only eight miles from downtown Boston and offers fast access to the city by car or public transit. The Boston legal community is wide and varied. Boston is a center for federal and state courts, law firms, government agencies and other fine legal institutions, as well as a hotbed of technology and biotech firms. The "innovation economy" is booming here.
The home of many colleges and universities, Boston is both the first city of New England and a premier "college town," with students having a noticeable influence on its atmosphere and activities. The city’s large student population also adds to Boston’s diversity. As a result, programs and events appealing to a wide range of interests and cultures are available on area campuses and through community organizations.
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