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If you want to learn more about the U.S. higher educational system and explore potential partnerships, register for a preconference campus visit. Tour colleges and universities in the Boston area to learn about their facilities, programs, and services.

2015 Campus Tours-Boston

EC English Language Centers

EC Language CentersMay 26, 2015
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Our first school was established in Malta in 1991 and quickly became one of the country's leading English language schools. Today we operate in five countries on three continents, in the world's most breathtaking English-speaking destinations. We now help more than 40,000 students from over 140 countries per year realize their dreams of speaking English and we work hard to ensure the EC experience is as personal and friendly as ever. English opens many doors in life and can be your route to a successful future. Whether you are learning for your education, your career or simply for an incredible life experience, we will make sure you reach your goals. Choose from our wide range of English language courses, and let our friendly and professional teachers guide you to fluency. On your course you will meet students from all over the world and have experiences you will never forget. Our beautiful, modern schools are only in English-speaking countries and always in the best locations. We also offer a variety of accommodation options, fun social activities, free academic extras, and a guarantee of your English language success. Whether you stay with us for one week or one year, we will make sure you have the time of your life.

Join us for a campus tour of EC English Language Centers. We are happy to invite you to visit our Boston center and regional offices located at the heart of Boston’s Quincy Market across from Faneuil Hall. Faneuil Hall is one of the most important sites in US history, and today the most vibrant area in America’s academic heartland. This ultra-modern school is just minutes from the waterfront, amongst shops, restaurants and attractions. With our energy, expertise and passion for teaching English, our goal is to help students succeed in a global community.

RSVP online or email:

EF International Language Center, Boston

EF International Language CenterThursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

EF Education First would like to invite all NAFSA attendees to visit EF’s International Language Center in Boston. Established in 1965 with the mission of opening the world through education, EF combines language training with cultural exchange, academic achievement to deliver courses and programs that transform dreams into international opportunities. EF has 45 fully accredited schools in the world’s most exciting cities with a student body from over 100 nationalities. The programs at EF International Language Centers range from intensive language courses, exam preparation and university preparation.

Our Boston location is a historic 17-acre campus with stately brick buildings and fantastic on-site facilities. With nearby access to public transportation, students get to enjoy a campus feeling with recreational fields, while having easy and quick access to downtown Boston. The tour will showcase classrooms, iLab digital classrooms, student lounges, on-site accommodations and our newly renovated cafeteria. EF’s English courses in Boston draw language learners from around the globe eager to experience America’s university-city as a student.

Please join us for a campus tour either on Thursday, May 28th or Friday, May 29th. Both events will be from 12-2pm, with roundtrip shuttle service leaving from the front of the conference center at 11:30am both days. Picnic lunch provided.

Please RSVP online or register by emailing by May 27, 2015.

Fisher College

Fisher CollegeMay 26, 2015
9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

We are very pleased to invite attendees and guests of the NAFSA 2015 Conference to visit Fisher College. Located in the heart of Boston’s downtown area of the Back Bay, Fisher has been improving lives by providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits since 1903. As a small private school, Fisher College offers our students an opportunity to take advantage of our small class sizes, while experiencing everything that Boston has to offer. With a population of just under 800 on campus undergraduates, 20% which are International students, we provide a diverse student body a quality education that is relevant in today’s changing world.

We invite NAFSA participants from around the world to visit our campus and learn more about our school programs, culture, facilities, see what makes us who we are.

Please register with David Lindberg, Director of International Admissions by email at

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health SciencesMay 26, 2015
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Since 1823 MCPHS University has been a global leader in healthcare education. As the oldest institution of higher education in Boston and the second oldest program of pharmacy in the United States, we have prepared more students for professional careers in pharmacy than any other academic institution in the world. Our university remains the largest Doctor of Pharmacy program in the country with an accelerated six year track with ongoing scholarship contributions. This program along with 40+ majors in the health sciences including PreMed, Medical & Molecular Biology, Nursing and Chemistry have made us the Health Science school of choice for international students in Boston.

We cordially invite attendees and guests of the NAFSA 2015 Conference to visit the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) the morning of Tuesday, May 26. Located within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area we are only a few miles from the Seaport Convention Center. We will arrange trolley shuttles to and from campus and the morning will include a tour of our state-of-the-art labs and residence halls as well as a chance to meet and chat with MCPHS students and staff. By spending just a few hours with us, not only will you have a better understanding of Boston, but you will have a better sense of how MCPHS can help students launch successful healthcare careers.

Please RSVP by Friday, May 15 by email:

Suffolk University

Suffolk UniversityMay 26, 2015

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Suffolk University is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian university located in Boston. Founded in 1906, the University offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in its Law School, College of Arts & Sciences, and Sawyer Business School Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.

Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have incredible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it’s museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops. At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student’s promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships. In total, 8,321 full and part time students live and learn at Suffolk and in the area. This includes 5,496 undergraduate, 1,365 graduate and 1,460 law students. Suffolk has the 5th largest international student population of all of the area Boston schools. Over 1,500 students from as many as 110 international countries study at Suffolk.

As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: we give students the tools they need in order to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.

We are very pleased to invite attendees and guests of the NAFSA 2015 Conference to visit Suffolk University. Boston is more than just our address—it’s our community, our classroom, our workspace and our playground. As the only university in downtown Boston, we enjoy unique access to the city’s cultural and professional offerings, from the political spotlight to the theatre footlights. Suffolk's new building at 20 Somerset, slated to open Fall 2015, hails a new era for the University by creating a space where community and discovery can flourish. We invite you to learn more and spend time with us to learn more about our graduate and undergraduate programs in Business, Law and the Arts and Sciences.

Please register with Amber Nadeau at our University Welcome Center by email at