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Boston University


School Information

One Silber Way
Boston, Massachusetts 02215
P: (617) 353-4492
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Large
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Common name(s): BU|Boston U

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 40,968Total Students
  • 17,744Male Students
  • 23,224Female Students
  • 6,522Total Intl Students
  • 3,403Intl Male Students
  • 3,119Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 9,070Total Faculty
  • 5,298Male Faculty
  • 3,772Female Faculty
  • 13:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 41,420

Out of State Tuition

$ 940

Books & Supplies

$ 12,710

Room & Board

$ 1,772

Other Expenses

$ 56,842

Total

Admissions

38,275
total applicants

58%
admitted (22187)

12%
enrolled (4409)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
600-700
Math
580-670
Reading
590-680
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
26-30
Composite
25-30
Math
26-31
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Required
Other Test?
Do not know
College Prep ?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Advanced General Dentistry
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Anatomy
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Archeology
Architectural History and Criticism, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Banking and Financial Support Services
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Bible/Biblical Studies
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biochemistry
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Psychology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Conducting
Conservation Biology
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Curriculum and Instruction
Dental Clinical Sciences, General
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
Dental Public Health and Education
Dentistry
Development Economics and International Development
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Endodontics/Endodontology
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Biology
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Financial Planning and Services
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forensic Science and Technology
French Language and Literature
Genetic Counseling/Counselor
Genetics, General
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Communication
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Historic Preservation and Conservation
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Immunology
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
International and Comparative Education
International Marketing
International Relations and Affairs
Investments and Securities
Italian Language and Literature
Italian Studies
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Journalism, Other
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Latin Teacher Education
Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Manufacturing Engineering
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Materials Engineering
Maternal and Child Health
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medical Scientist
Medicine
Molecular Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musicology and Ethnomusicology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthodontics/Orthodontology
Painting
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
Periodontics/Periodontology
Pharmacology
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Reading Teacher Education
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Russian Language and Literature
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Stringed Instruments
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
Systems Engineering
Systems Science and Theory
Tax Law/Taxation
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Theology/Theological Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
Voice and Opera

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