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graduate tuition & fees
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Student Population
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Number of Programs
Financial Aid Amount
SAT Scores
Graduation Rate

About Boston University

Boston University is a Private, 4 years college located in Boston, Massachusetts.
It has a total enrollment of 34,657 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 10 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. The acceptance rate at Boston University is 19.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Boston University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
AddressOne Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Net Price
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Boston University is 19.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 27.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate19.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$95

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at Boston University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $58,072 for undergraduate students.. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $57,666.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$58,072
Graduate Tuition & Fees$57,666

Student Population

At Boston University, total 34,657 are attending classes. Among them, 2,534 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. BU has 18,515 students and the graduate school has 16,142 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students34,657
Undergraduate Students18,515
Graduate Students16,142
Online Enrollment2,534

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs415 Programs
Number of online programs26 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
2-4 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification

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