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The Metropolitan Universities Tour

The Metropolitan University Tour

What do Dallas, Washington, D.C., New Orleans, Boston, Miami and New York all have in common? All of these cities are synonymous with thriving business communities, hubs of cultural and educationally enriching experiences, dynamic landscapes, and welcoming urban environments. Each city also has an accompanying university that enables students to enjoy a great education at one of the best schools in America and while reaping the benefits of living in a world-renowned city.

The Metropolitan Tour will introduce you to six of the top research institutions in the country located in six of America’s best college cities. And we mean college cities—not just college towns. These locations have far more to offer than collegiate football and the attractions on Main Street. Internships, research opportunities, K-12 education, medical, graduate, and law schools, professional sports, festivals, and world-class cuisine all abound in these locations.

Come learn about SMU, The George Washington University, Tulane University, Northeastern University, University of Miami and New York University as we team up to introduce prospective students to the academic, interdisciplinary and social experiences possible at each of our six unique institutions. Join admission representatives from each school while we share the unique aspects of our schools and cities as well as tips for the application process.

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Riverside, CA

September 8, 2019
7:00 PM
Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
3400 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501

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Santa Barbara, CA

September 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Hyatt Centric Santa Barbara
1111 E. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103

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Bakersfield, CA

September 10, 2019
7:00 PM
Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center
801 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301

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Fresno, CA

September 11, 2019
7:00 PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Fresno Convention Center
2233 Ventura St, Fresno, CA 93721

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San Jose, CA

September 12, 2019
7:00 PM
Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown
282 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113

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Alabama
Mobile, AL

September 15, 2019
7:00 PM
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel
64 S Water St, Mobile, AL 36602

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Florida
Tallahassee, FL

September 16, 2019
7:00 PM
Four Points by Sheraton
316 W. Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304

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Florida
Jacksonville, FL

September 17, 2019
7:00 PM
Episcopal School of Jacksonville
4455 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Florida
Tampa, FL

September 18, 2019
7:00 PM
Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 North Tampa St, Tampa, FL, 33602

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Florida
Ft. Myers/Cape Coral, FL

September 19, 2019
7:00 PM
Fort Myers High School
2635 Cortez Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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George Washington University is the only university to hold commencement on the National Mall

NYU sends more students abroad than any other institution in the country (IIE Open Doors Report)

Northeastern University has an underground tunnel network that connects ten of our buildings, making walking to class in the winter much easier! 

Southern Methodist University was one of the first five universities to offer a human rights undergraduate major

Tulane was ranked #1 on Princeton Review's 2017 "Most Engaged in Community" list

George Washington University  is ranked #1 for both internship opportunities and politically active student body

14 of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts faculty and alumni earned Tony Awards nominations in 2016

Miami is the only US city that was founded by a woman, a local businesswoman named Julia Tuttle.

Southern Methodist University was among the top ten U.S. schools for internship opportunities according to The Princeton Review 2017 

Tulane is located directly across the street from Audubon Park and the world-famous Audubon Zoo

D.C., the capital of the United States, is home to 176 foreign embassies

The first pizzeria in the United States was opened in NYC in 1895

Boston has the highest concentration of 20-34 year olds in the USA

Dallas is America's most business-friendly city, according to MarketWatch 2015

According to the National Register, New Orleans is home to 20 national historic districts, the highest of any city in the US

University of Miami’s School of Nursing & Health Studies is home to the nation’s first education-based Simulation Hospital — a five-story, 41,000-square-foot facility that replicates the activities in a clinical practice and hospital.

99 colorful Adirondack chairs appear throughout the 73 acre Northeastern University campus during the warmer months for studying or relaxing outside