USA Student Travel

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For any USA-bound TALK student headed for TALK Boston, you need to know that this is one of the best decisions you’ve ever made because you are going to be staying in one of the world’s most charming and exciting cities. Boston is proud of its leading place as an educational center, boasting of course, MIT, Harvard University and many other esteemed academic institutions. When you enroll at TALK English Schools, you become a part of this vast and diverse student body that give Boston the reputation and character that it is famous for. Here are some facts about Boston students.

Boston Student Enrollment USA Student Travel

Boston is a great place to study, and currently home to over 14,400 students come here to study from all over the United States and indeed the world.  Of this figure, Boston consists of approximately 9,100 undergraduate students, 4,700 post-graduate and professional students.

Breaking this down further, an estimated 52% of the undergraduate student body is female, while 48% is male. 32% are in a category called AHANA – this refers the following minorities who are represented: African-American, Hispanic, Asian, or Native American background. 4% of the total student population comprises international students. And just another fact about the student body: 70% of the students in Boston identify themselves as Catholic.

Undergraduate Application/Selectivity

Throughout the year Boston Colleges receive thousands of applications to join their college. In total 24,538 applicants apply with an acceptance rate of 32%. There is said to be around 2,250 freshmen enrolling each year into various colleges.

Top Colleges in Boston

Boston is home to some of the best universities in the State of Massachusetts, the U.S.A. and even in the world. All these colleges offer fantastic student options which make for a fantastic college life from both the point of view of study opportunities as well as off campus experience. The top ranking colleges in Boston are:

  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Duke University
  • Brown University
  • Cornell University
  • University Of Pennsylvania
  • Villanova University
  • Dartmouth College
  • University of Virginia

Popular Boston Undergraduate MajorsUSA Student Travel

The universities in Boston offer every course, subject, discipline imaginable, at undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma levels.  Amongst the most popular courses taken by students are the following

  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Biology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • English
  • Human Development
  • Marketing
  • Nursing



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