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The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy occupies two floors of the Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutrition Sciences located at 150 Harrison Avenue in downtown Boston. We also have a building on the university's Medford/Somerville campus - 200 Boston Ave, home of the Feinstein International Center.

Our home campuses of Boston and Medford/Somerville offer different opportunities for students. Boston is one of America's most cultural, stimulating, and livable cities. The American Revolution began in this area and the presence of over 60 distinguished universities and colleges maintain the tradition of openness to new ideas and differing lifestyles. Medford and Somerville provide a backdrop of tranquility, friendliness, and residential student life of a small-town college with Tufts' 150-acre campus sitting atop lush Walnut Hill overlooking the cities.

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Greater Boston varies widely among students. An unmarried student can expect basic living expenses (board, room, books, personal) to range from $15,000-20,000 for a full twelve months. If a spouse accompanies a student, an extra $5,000 should be budgeted. An additional $5,000 should be planned for an accompanying child. For each additional child, add $1,000 for a 12-month period.

According to Tufts Undergraduate Education, Student Affairs and Student Services office, depending on where you live, rent can be anywhere from $500 - $2000+/month. Figure utilities at $180-$230/month (which usually include gas/oil heat, electricity and phone). And with the wealth of options for food, budget in another $200-$400.

Review the Estimate of Expenses document for a nice cost breakdown.