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Boston University is a Private, 4 years college located in Boston, Massachusetts. BU ranked 30th in National Universities, 71st in World Universities, and 7th in Massachusetts Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 36,104 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. BU's acceptance rate is 18.65% last year (undergraduate school).
Boston University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
|Address||One Silber Way, Boston, MA 2215|
|Net Price Calculator||www.bu.edu/finaid/aid-basics/cost-of-education/net-price-calculator/|
|School Type||Private, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (very high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
The acceptance rate of Boston University is 18.65% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28.39%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $95 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||18.65 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||28.39 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$80|
|Graduate Application Fees||$95|
Tuition & Fees
BU's 2022 tuition & fees is $59,816 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $59,418.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$59,816|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$59,418|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 36,104 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 4,032 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. BU has 18,229 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 17,875 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||456 Programs|
|Offered Degrees/Programs||1 Year Certificate|
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|