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Boston Universities & Colleges

When it comes to taking the next step in education, there are plenty of Boston universities & colleges to choose from, and many of them are top institutions. Here are just a few in the area, as well as their programs offered.

Colleges in Massachusetts

Brandeis University

Located in Waltham, MA, this private university offers a wide range of undergraduate programs, but the most popular tend to be in the humanities. These include American Studies, Economics, English, Psychology, and History.

Bentley University

Another Waltham school, Bentley is mainly known for being a highly-regarded business college, though they do offer other undergraduate programs in the arts/humanities and sciences. Bentley also offers graduate and PhD programs in Business.

Boston University

Boston University is one of the largest private colleges in Massachusetts and the US as a whole. It offers both undergraduate and graduate programs in areas like Biology, English, Political Science, Journalism, and Economics.

Boston College

Located in Chestnut Hill, MA, this is one of the top universities in the country. Popular undergraduate and graduate programs include Business, Psychology, Communication Studies, and History.

Tufts University

Located in Medford, MA, Tufts offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. However, the emphasis is graduate studies, with seven different schools that focus on everything from arts & sciences to engineering to veterinary medicine.

Northeastern University

Northeastern is well-known for its undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs in business, engineering, and health. Like many other Boston colleges, it is a nationally ranked institution.

Wellesley University

Wellesley is a private women’s college and one of the top in the nation. Popular undergraduate programs include Neuroscience, Psychology, English, and Biology.

Middlesex Community College

This community college offers Associate’s degrees, certificate programs, and career development certificate programs in areas like Early Childhood Education, Nursing, and Accounting.

Merrimack College

Another private institution, Merrimack offers over 90 undergraduate programs in education, business, science, engineering, and liberal arts.

University of Massachusetts – Lowell 

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