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Boston University


Overview

Student Population
32,695
Best Colleges National Rank
#58
 Location Boston, Massachusetts
 Online bu.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Boston University is a large four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 57,441 prospective students applied, and 16,907 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,552 enrolled in the school.  26,340 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 6,355 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $50,980 plus fees of $1,102. BU is ranked 58 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Exceptional
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1290/1470
ACT28/32
GPA3.59
Applications Accepted
29.4%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$50,980
Costs for Boston University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,102
Room and Board $15,270
Budget for Other Expenses$1,950
Total One Year Cost$70,302

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$72,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
85% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Boston University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 21%
Social Sciences 16%
Communication 15%
Health Professions 8%
Engineering 7%