Boston University -- independent, coeducational, and non-sectarian -- is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research located along the banks of the Charles River and adjacent to the historic Back Bay district of Boston.
With more than 30,000 students from all 50 states and 135 countries, it is one of the largest independent universities in the United States. For over 150 years, Boston University has anticipated the changing needs of its students while serving the greater needs of society.
Boston’s MTA offers travelers a subway route to Boston University that is quick and efficient. It is also the fastest way to get to Boston University. The route uses the MTA’s Blue Line and the Green Line’s W Subroute to take passengers to Boston University. To use this route, board the MTA’s Blue Line at Airport Station. Stay on the Blue Line subway until you reach Government Station. Once you reach Government Station, board a Green Line subway train marked with a letter “W” to travel to Blandford Street. From there, walk four blocks north to reach Boston University’s campus.
The area around Boston University features more than 200 eateries that are located within three miles of the main campus area. They include several Italian restaurants, many coffee shops, several steakhouses and many fast food restaurants. There are also several family operated restaurants that offer specials on sandwiches, Italian food, pizza and other favorites.
Furthermore, the area around Boston University also features many attractions that offer visitors many things to do all year long. For example, baseball fans will enjoy watching the Boston Red Sox battle American League foes at historic Fenway Park. Located just 10 minutes south of Boston University, the area around Fenway Park also offers visitors that are not baseball fans many things to do. For example, there are several bars, pizza parlors and other eateries located near Fenway Park that offer visitors a chance to mingle with locals and sample some of the area’s best food and drink. Travelers can also travel north of the university to 19th North Square to visit the Paul Revere House and Museum.