Boston University

Boston University (referred to as BU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,816. The school has a total enrollment of 32,718 and student to faculty ratio is 10.00% (10 to 1).

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Who Accredits Boston University

Boston University is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1929 - Current).

Boston University Overview

Boston University (referred to as BU) is a Private, 4 years school located in Boston, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,816. The school has a total enrollment of 32,718 and student to faculty ratio is 10.00% (10 to 1).

BU 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$59,816
Acceptance Rate19%
Student Population32,718
Graduation Rate89%
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,816 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate tuition & fees at Boston University is $59,418 for academic year 2019-2020. Boston University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan. 49% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $38,797 (exclude student loans).

BU 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
Tuition & Fees$59,816
Graduate
Tuition & Fees$59,418
Average Financial Amount$38,797

The acceptance rate at Boston University is 19% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 28%.
The average SAT score is 1,440 and the average ACT score is 33. Boston University accepts advanced placement(AP) credits.

BU 2020 Admission Statistics
Acceptance Rate19%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28%
SAT Scores1,440
ACT Scores33

Boston University offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. Boston University offers ROTC, study abroad, weekend/evening college, teacher certification program. On Boston University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at BU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

BU Key Statistics

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19%

Acceptance Rate

32,718

Total Number of Students

$59,816

Tuition & Fees

3,047

Total Full-time Faculties

10 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

89%

Graduation Rate

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