Our Campus

New England College of Optometry is located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood of Boston.

The NECO Clinical Training Center is located nearby at our clinical campus which also houses the NECO Center for Eye Care, which also has a location in Roslindale.

Our space is unique in its location and historical prominence in the city of Boston. We are able to offer classically maintained features while also providing state-of-the-art classroom and clinical facilities.


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Our Facilities

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Beacon Street Campus

Our Beacon Street Campus includes classrooms and teaching laboratories for the vast majority of courses, and offices for the faculty and administration. Laboratories for the vision research program, the Myopia Research Center, and the Children’s Vision Laboratory are on this campus as well.

The NECO Library consists of two floors. The grand upper floor includes a vibrant collection of print and digital materials, loaner iPads, and study areas. Students have access to a variety of databases and eJournals.

Students learning in the Clinical Training Center.

Clinical Training Center

The NECO Clinical Training Center (CTC) is a state-of-the-art student training facility, designed to provide students and faculty access to the latest technology to best prepare them for clinical practice in any location and setting.

Exterior of NECO's Commonwealth Avenue office building.

NECO Center for Eye Care

The NECO Center for Eye Care includes our two flagship comprehensive vision centers, owned and operated by the College. NECO Center for Eye Care Commonwealth is a mile from the main campus and includes a clinic and our state-of-the-art clinical training facility. NECO Center for Eye Care Roslindale is located in Roslindale Square.

These teaching facilities provide a complete range of eye care services including comprehensive exams, contact lens services, low vision care, pediatric care, vision therapy, and refractive surgery evaluations. Students gain clinical experience as part of their professional training.