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College Profiles

The greater Boston area offers some of the finest institutions of higher education in the world. The city provides a perfect college for many different types of people and careers. Here is a list of a select few of the outstanding colleges and universities Boston has to offer.

Bentley College

Bentley College is a private business university located in Waltham, Massachusetts, just a few minutes west of Boston. It prides itself on blending the broad curriculum and technological resources of a university with the values and student focus of a small college. It offers students a nationally recognized, technologically sophisticated education. For more information, visit

Berklee College of Music

Berklee College of Music is the world's largest independent music college and the premier institution for the study of jazz and contemporary music. The college's mission is to educate, train and develop students to excel in a career in music. For more information, visit

Boston Univeristy

Boston University is a private research university located in Boston along the Charles River. With more than 3,000 faculty members and nearly 30,000 students, it is the fourth-largest private university in the country and the city's fourth-largest employer. The University offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees through 18 schools and colleges. For more information, visit

Emerson College

Emerson College is the only comprehensive college in the country completely dedicated to the study of communication and the arts. It is located in downtown Boston near the Boston Common at the gateway to the Theatre District. It offers over 37 degree programs in the arts and communication. For more information, visit

Northeastern University

Located in the Fenway Cultural District in Boston, Northeastern is a private national research university. Perhaps,it's best known for its distinctive "co-op" program, which encourages students to alternate semesters of study with periods of full-time work with co-operative partners in business and industry. For more information, visit

The School for the Museum of Fine Arts

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts is an affiliate of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and educates artists while fostering creative investigation, risk-taking and individual vision. It emphasizes studio practice and allows students an unusual amount of freedom in their coursework. For more information, visit

Stonehill College

Founded by the Holy Cross Fathers, Stonehill challenges its students-mind, body and soul. Stonehill is a competitive undergraduate college offering 29 majors supported by outstanding domestic and international internships as well as a vast foreign studies program and student research opportunities. For more information, visit

Wellesley College

Wellesley College is a small, private liberal arts college for women located twelve miles west of Boston. Its mission is to provide an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. For more information, visit