About Boston

Boston was the cradle of the American Revolution, and has been home to many innovative thinkers and doers for almost 400 years. Despite its age, Boston feels like a young , vibrant city, renewed by its students studying in every arena of scholarship from the arts and humanities to the biomedical and technology fields. In the Boston area, the home of more than 50 colleges and universities, and 350,000+ students from all over the world, the pursuit of knowledge is everywhere.

Things to Do in Boston

Boston Common

Established in 1634, Boston Common is America’s oldest public park. Puritan colonists purchased the land rights to the Common’s 44 acres from the first settler of the area, Anglican minister William Blackstone.

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