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Boston University

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 Mounument, the North End, Fenway Park…Boston is a city to explore whether you are looking at schools or just planning a road trip!”

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

Popular coffee spot

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


Where do students like to hang?

The BU Beach/Marsh Plaza/George Sherman Union area because there’s a lot of outdoor seating and it’s right by the Esplanade.


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Boston University Bridge, Cambridge, MA 02163, USA

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