Living in Boston

North Bennet Street School is located in one of Boston's most culturally diverse neighborhoods, the North End. Residents and visitors of the North End can enjoy a variety of food, shopping, and culture, all within one walkable neighborhood. It has historically been a place for immigrants throughout the City's history, and NBSS has been a part of the North End since 1881.

Housing Resources

While NBSS does not offer student housing, below are some resources that may be helpful. In addition, members of our community (new and current students, graduates, and staff/faculty) can check out the Housing Classifieds on our Student/Alumni Portal with listings from around the region.

NOTE: You should do your own research and due diligence on housing. We cannot verify or guarantee the quality, value, or safety of any source associated with the links below.

Get to Know Boston

Our North End Neighborhood, by the Numbers

Being a student at NBSS means getting to enjoy everything Boston's historic North End has to offer. This scenic waterfront neighborhood, less than half a square mile in size, features architectural charm, rich cultural heritage, and famed dining. We've been proud to call it home since our founding in 1881.

7 Reasons Why You Should Move to Boston

From the public spaces, to the waterfront, to historic sites to landmarks, the city of Boston offers endless possibilities. It's often said that Boston is a "big small town," because of its intimate yet expansive feel. It's where knowledge and intellectual pursuits abound, and where history is not far. Here are some reasons why people call the City on a Hill their home.

North End Resource Guide

For our students, part of the North Bennet Street School experience includes getting to know more about our historical North End. We strongly encourage you to explore the neighborhood! To get you started, members of the NBSS community have provided some recommendations to consider here.


Our North End Neighborhood


Contact Bryan McGrath, Director of Student Life & Career Services, at 617-227-0155 x112 or