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New England College

New England College

Boston , United States
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Boston , United States
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About University
New England College
New England College
New England College of Optometry, NECO, prepares the next generation of eye care providers, educators, and innovators through a rigorous curriculum and extensive clinical experiences. NECO graduates compassionate and skilled optometrists prepared to practice in diverse settings.


Housing services

New England College of Optometry is committed to helping all students have the support and resources to do their best work. Prospective and current students are encouraged to review NECO's Required Technical Standards and ADA Compliance/Accommodations Overview documents. To apply for accommodations, students should follow the steps outlined in the Student Accommodations Checklist, including sending their healthcare provider the Documentation Request form. Students seeking accommodations should apply for them at least 30 days in advance.

Library services

The New England College of Optometry Library consists of two floors. The grand upper floor includes the Soltes Room, a study room, and an alcove. The bottom floor includes a vibrant collection of print and digital materials, loaner iPads and laptops, study rooms, and tech services.  

Medical services

The Office of Student Services manages Student Health Insurance Program and maintains resources and information on health care options and insurance. The Office of the Registrar manages all information and records regarding necessary immunizations.

Student Life

Campus life

NECO unites Boston’s historic Back Bay location with a state of the art clinical campus on Commonwealth Avenue opening in 2017. With over 250,000 students in Boston and Cambridge alone, Boston is a great place to be a student. Boston includes world-class medical facilities and clinics in which students serve the community, as well as many parks and green spaces. Whether you love the downtown scene or prefer walks in the garden, you will find Boston has a lot to offer.  

Student clubs

NECO offers students the opportunity to participate in diverse student organizations.

  • American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 
  • American Optometric Student Association (AOSA)
  • Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK)
  • Canadian Association of Optometry Students (CAOS)
  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD)
  • Contact Lens Society (CLS)
  • Lions Club
  • Massachusetts Society of Optometrists Student Chapter (MSOS)

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