Jordan Hall
NEC's principal performance space
Tufts College, c. 1854
Eben Tourjée
Jumbo in the Barnum Museum of Natural History
Walnut Hill as it appeared prior to the construction of Tisch Library and steps, circa 1910. In the center is Eaton Hall. The road to the right no longer exists.
290-94 Huntington Avenue, NEC's main building, was built in 1901 and designed by Wheelwright and Haven. It is the location of Jordan Hall.
Sophia Gordon Hall (2006) is Tufts' newest residence hall
The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra performing in Jordan Hall.
Foreign Ministers Boris Johnson (United Kingdom), Federica Mogherini (European Union), Paolo Gentiloni (Italy), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Germany) and Jean-Marc Ayrault (France) with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaking at Tufts University, September 2016
Packard Hall
Goddard Chapel
Eaton Hall
East Hall
Memorial Steps
Jean Mayer Administration Building, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
The Tufts European Center on the Talloires campus
Gifford House, residence of the President
Anderson Hall, the School of Engineering
Arnold Wing, the School of Medicine
Goddard Hall, the Fletcher School
Bendetson Hall, on the Medford/Somerville campus, houses the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Carmichael Hall on the Residence Quad
Entrance to Tisch Library, the main library on campus
Ginn Library at the Fletcher School
Aidekman Arts Center, Tufts University
Student protest for fossil fuel divestment
Stratton Hall, a downhill residence hall
West Hall, an uphill residence hall
The Tufts cannon, repainted almost nightly during the academic year, is here painted in response to the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan
Eugene Fama, Nobel Prize-winning economist (B.A. 1960)
Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Prize in Chemistry recipient (M.D. 1982)
Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia and recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize (MA, 1981)
Victor McKusick, geneticist, known as the father of medical genetics (COL, 1943)
Vannevar Bush, inventor and science administrator, founder of Raytheon (BS, 1913; MS, 1913)
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase (BA, 1978)
Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay (BS, 1988)
Dov Charney, Founder and CEO of American Apparel (Did not graduate)
Susan Decker, Former president of Yahoo! Inc. (B.S. 1984)
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., Publisher of The New York Times (BA, 1974)
Joi Ito, Japanese entrepreneur, former director of MIT Media Lab (COL, 1985)
Norbert Wiener, child prodigy and youngest Tufts graduate (BA, 1909)
Shashi Tharoor, former Under-Secretary General at the United Nations (MA, 1976; Ph.D, 1978)
Joseph Dunford, 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Scott Brown, Diplomat and United States Senator for Massachusetts (B.A. 1981)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator from New York (BS, 1948; MA, 1949; PhD, 1961)
Arjun Narsingh KC, Nepali Politician and Former Health and Education Minister (Fellowship, 1982)
Tracy Chapman, Grammy Award-winning artist (BA, 1986)
Michelle Kwan, American figure skater and two time Olympic medalist (MA, 2011)
Meredith Vieira, American journalist, talk show and game show host (BA, 1975)
Gordon Wood, historian, Pulitzer Prize winning author (BA, 1955)
Peter Gallagher, American actor, musician, and writer (BA,1977)
William Hurt, Academy Award-winning actor (B.A. 1972)
Hank Azaria, American actor, voice actor, comedian, and producer (BA, 1985)
Oliver Platt, Stage and screen actor (BA, 1983)
Jessica Biel, Actress (Did not graduate)
Rainn Wilson, Actor (Did not graduate)

Also offered are five-year joint double-degree programs with Harvard University and Tufts University.

- New England Conservatory of Music

and joint undergraduate degree programs are offered with the New England Conservatory, the College of Europe, and Sciences Po Paris; various other programs are associated with the University of Paris, University of Oxford, London School of Economics, and constituents of the University of London.

- Tufts University

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Capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country.

Capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 24th-most populous city in the country.

In 1773, a group of angered Bostonian citizens threw a shipment of tea by the East India Company into Boston Harbor as a response to the Tea Act, in an event known as the Boston Tea Party.
Map showing a British tactical evaluation of Boston in 1775.
Boston, as the Eagle and the Wild Goose See It, 1860, by J.W. Black, the first recorded aerial photograph
State Street, 1801
View of downtown Boston from Dorchester Heights, 1841
Tremont Street, 1843
The was home to the Boston city council from 1865 to 1969.
General view of Boston, by J. J. Hawes, c. 1860s–1880s
Haymarket Square, 1909
Back Bay neighborhood
Boston as seen from ESA Sentinel-2. Boston Harbor, at the center, has made Boston a major shipping port since its founding.
Panoramic map of Boston (1877)
200 Clarendon Street is the tallest building in Boston, with a roof height of 790 ft.
Boston's skyline in the background, with fall foliage in the foreground
A graph of cumulative winter snowfall at Logan International Airport from 1938 to 2015. The four winters with the most snowfall are highlighted. The snowfall data, which was collected by NOAA, is from the weather station at the airport.
Per capita income in the Greater Boston area, by US Census block group, 2000. The dashed line shows the boundary of the City of Boston.
Map of racial distribution in Boston, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Chinatown, with its paifang gate, is home to many Chinese and also Vietnamese restaurants.
U.S. Navy sailors march in Boston's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Irish Americans constitute the largest ethnicity in Boston.
Boston gay pride march, held annually in June
Old South Church, a United Church of Christ congregation first organized in 1669
Boston Latin School was established in 1635 and is the oldest public high school in the US.
Map of Boston-area universities
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is often cited as among the world's top universities
Harvard Business School, one of the country's top business schools
A Boston Police cruiser on Beacon Street
The Old State House, a museum on the Freedom Trail near the site of the Boston massacre
In the nineteenth century, the Old Corner Bookstore became a gathering place for writers, including Emerson, Thoreau, and Margaret Fuller. Here James Russell Lowell printed the first editions of The Atlantic Monthly.
Symphony Hall, home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Museum of Fine Arts
Population density and elevation above sea level in Greater Boston (2010)
Fenway Park is the oldest professional baseball stadium still in use.
The Celtics play at the TD Garden.
Harvard Stadium, the first collegiate athletic stadium built in the U.S.
An aerial view of Boston Common
Chamber of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in the Massachusetts State House
Boston City Hall is a Brutalist landmark in the city
Harvard Medical School, one of the most prestigious medical schools in the world
An MBTA Red Line train departing Boston for Cambridge. Bostonians depend heavily on public transit, with over 1.3 million Bostonians riding the city's buses and trains daily (2013).
South Station, the busiest rail hub in New England, is a terminus of Amtrak and numerous MBTA rail lines.
Bluebikes in Boston

Three universities with a major presence in the city, Harvard, MIT, and Tufts, are just outside of Boston in the cities of Cambridge and Somerville, known as the Brainpower Triangle.

Metropolitan Boston is home to several conservatories and art schools, including Lesley University College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Art, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, New England Institute of Art, New England School of Art and Design (Suffolk University), Longy School of Music of Bard College, and the New England Conservatory (the oldest independent conservatory in the United States).