Largest Universities in Boston

The largest colleges and universities in Boston (Massachusetts) are Boston University, University of Massachusetts Boston, Suffolk University, Northeastern University, among others.

Founded in 1839, Boston University is one of the oldest and largest universities in Boston. It offers a diverse range of undergraduate and post-baccalaureate educational opportunities. The Schools of Medicine, Law, and Management, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Colleges of Engineering and Fine Arts, and other branches of the University provide rigorous professional training with world-renowned professors. Times Higher Education, a British weekly about higher education, has ranked Boston University 59th in its annual rating of the top 200 institutions of higher learning in the world for 2010-2011.

University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. It offers a wide range of academic programs for undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree-seeking students.

Suffolk University is the third largest university in Boston. The University is ranked 7th for Most International Undergraduate Students among Master's Universities in the Northern Region of the U.S. according to the 2009 edition of US News and World Report's - Best Colleges.

Northeastern University is one of the largest universities in Boston. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. It is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs.