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Living near Northeastern University


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Nestled among several attractive Boston neighborhoods such as the South End, Mission Hill, Back Bay, and Fenway, Northeastern University offers its students an excellent education and proximity to a wide variety of entertainment and activities for anyone, student or professional, living nearby. Founded in 1898, Northeastern University still retains an old Boston charm, but fortunately, most of the buildings and apartments nearby have been updated. Because the university is in such a vibrant area, apartments for rent near Northeastern are extremely popular. Depending on which nearby neighborhood you choose to live in, you can find apartments in a wide range of styles, sizes, and prices. The most affordable apartments for rent near Northeastern University will likely be located in the Fenway and Mission Hill neighborhoods. However, it is also possible to find some reasonably-priced apartments near Northeastern in higher rent districts like the Back Bay and South End.

When it comes to dining near the university, the best restaurants near Northeastern include local fast-casual chains around Huntington Avenue and everything from tasty take-out to fine dining closer to the Back Bay or South End.

Northeastern has its own Green Line stop and access to the Orange Line, so if you don't have a car, you will still find it very easy to get around. Note for car owners: parking near Northeastern University requires a resident parking pass for the vast majority of streets. However, there are some parking lots and garages in various areas nearby campus.

Sports nuts and art enthusiasts alike will be pleased by the variety of things to do near Northeastern University. Attend any number of D1 sports games or walk to Fenway Park to watch Boston's beloved major league baseball team, the Red Sox. For those who enjoy live performances of the musical or theatrical variety, be sure to check out Symphony Hall or the local Huntington Theater Company. Student performances at the New England Conservatory are also sure to impress. The nearby Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum are also worth a visit. If you're looking to explore on the cheap, take a walk along the Fens or into Back Bay. Fair warning, Back Bay is also home to Boston's premier shopping destinations on Newbury Street and the Prudential Center, where you may be tempted into doing some spending.


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