Boston University School of Medicine
Founded in 1848, Boston University School of Medicine is a Private (not-for-profit) school located in Boston, MA. It is the graduate medical school at Boston University. Boston University School of Medicine is ranked 25th in Best Medical Schools. The following statements briefly introduce Boston University School of Medicine along with key academic facts.
- The average MCAT Score of enrolled students at Boston University School of Medicine is 517 - the average MCAT score of U.S. medical schools is 511.
- The average GPA of enrolled students at Boston University School of Medicine is 3.69 - the average GPA score of U.S. medical schools is 3.75.
- The 2023 medical school tuition at Boston University School of Medicine is $72,079 - the average medical school tuition is $61,378.
- The acceptance rate* at Boston University School of Medicine is 1.26% - the average acceptance rate of U.S. medical school is 6.30%.
- Total 707 medical school students have enrolled to Boston University School of Medicine for academic year 2020-2021.
2023 Boston University School of Medicine Tuition & Fees
The 2023 tuition at Boston University School of Medicine is $72,079. Boston University School of Medicine's tuition is 14.59% higher than average tuition of U.S. medical schools and 3.6% higher than average tuition of Massachusetts medical schools.
The medical school tuition differs and more expensive than the regular undergraduate and graduate programs. The average undergraduate program tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,816. The average graduate schools tuition & fees other than medical school is $59,418.
The average living costs including room & board and transportation costs is $19,300 and the personal miscellaneous expenses is $3,965.
|Boston University School of Medicine Tuition & Fees||$72,079|
|U.S. Private Medical School Average||$62,900|
|Massachusetts Private Medical School Average||$69,585|
|Books & Supplies||$739|
4-Yeras MD Program Total Costs
The tuition for MD program varies by medical years depending on mandatory fees and required course works. The estimated COA (cost of attendance) for the standard four(4) years MD program at Boston University School of Medicine is $393,505 based on the current tuition rate. The COA includes the costs for tuition & fees, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, and other personal miscellaneous expenses. The next table summarizes medical school costs for four(4) years by year and cost item.
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4||4 Years Estimation|
|Tuition & Fees||$72,079||$70,173||$70,173||$69,528||$281,953|
|Room & Board / transportation||$19,300||$21,010||$24,920||$24,420||$89,650|
|Books & Supplies||$739||$1,299||$682||$1,332||$4,052|
MCAT & GPA Scores
The average MCAT score of enrolled students at Boston University School of Medicine is 517. Compared to the average MCAT of all medical schools, the MCAT score of Boston University School of Medicine is around average of U.S. medical schools (the average score is 512).
The average GPA is 3.69 and it is around average compared to other medical schools (the average GPA is 3.73).
|MCAT - Boston University School of Medicine||517|
|U.S. Medical Schools||512|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||516|
|GPA - Boston University School of Medicine||3.69|
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.73|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||3.76|
Acceptance Rate & Yield
The 2022 acceptance rate at Boston University School of Medicine is 1.26% where 12,007 applicants have applied to and 151 students have accepted and finally enrolled to school. The acceptance rate at Boston University School of Medicine is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other medical schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 3.52%). Note that the acceptance rate means the percentage of applicants who are accepted and enrolled (not just accepted).
|U.S. Medical Schools||3.52%||10.29%||1.04%||3.48%||3.56%|
|Massachusetts Medical Schools||1.86%||4.42%||1.33%||1.64%||2.03%|
New Students and Total Enrollment
For the academic year 2021-2022, total 151 first-time students have enrolled in Boston University School of Medicine.By residency, 13.9% of new students is Massachusetts residents and 86.1% of enrolled students from other States. By gender, 59.6% of enrolled students is women and 40.4% is men students.
A total of 707 students have enrolled to Boston University School of Medicine. By gender, there are 333 male and 373 female students at Boston University School of Medicine.