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Apartments for Rent Near Boston University

If you’re looking for quick access to everything that Boston has to offer, living near Boston University is a perfect choice.

Boston University’s central campus runs along the Charles River and is right in the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood. It touches Brookline and Allston, making it the perfect spot to get anywhere good in a hurry. The famous Commonwealth Ave (Comm. Ave) runs right through the center and is split in two by the MBTA Green Line Trolley B Line.

Brownstones are located on Bay State Road and Beacon Street, but more residential (apartment-style) options are also available. The MBTA C Line runs along Beacon Street, which is its border.

Who Lives There

Mostly students and faculty from Boston University.


BU is accessible by the MBTA Green B line, which runs up Commonwealth Avenue. The Green C Line runs up Beacon Street. The MBTA bus lines 57, 57A, 47 and CT2 also run through the BU neighborhood.

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City hub in Boston bustling with students and Red Sox fans.


Students & Young Professionals.


Casual eateries with splurges of elegance.

Not to Miss

Fenway park, Fenway area shopping and the Esplanade.