Boston University Comparison

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Location Boston, MA
Setting Large City
Students 34,657
Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit

Costs

Tuition (In State) $52,816
Tuition (Out of State) $52,816
Room & Board $15,720
Avg Net Price $33,728
Avg Grant Aid $34,156
% Receiving Grant Aid 48%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 22.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.59
Admissions Standards Exceptional
Applicant Competition Very High
ACT Range 30/33
SAT Range 1330/1500
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2020

Outcomes

Graduation Rate 85%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $72,000
Making Student Loan Payments 82%
Median Student Loan Debt $27,000
Median Loan Payment $279
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/