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If you're looking for a Boston University self-guided tour then you have come to the right page. Boston University, located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts is a private research university with approximately 16,590 undergraduate students, 14,620 graduate students, and over 300,800 living alumni. Did you know that Uzo Aduba, aka Crazy Eyes from Orange Is the New Black, went to BU and ran on the track team or that Martin Luther King, Jr. is a BU alum? Another fun fact is that Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) was a BU professor from 1874 – 1879, and his research was funded by BU.

“The Boston Gardens, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market, the Freedom Trail, the USS Constitution, Bunker Hill Monument, the North End, Fenway Park…Boston is a city to explore whether you are looking at schools or just planning a road trip!”

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Best Cafe Near Boston University

Kohi Coffee Company is where many students like to get their caffeine fix.

Boston University Places to Eat

El Pelon

Otto Pizza


Boston University Notable Alumni

  • Geena Davis – Actor
  • Julianne Moore – Actor
  • Andy Cohen – Talk show host
  • Howard Stern – Radio host
  • Bill Simmons – Sports columnist
  • Jenna Marbles – Famous YouTuber who has over 18 million subscribers


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