Total Enrollment 31,960
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 13 : 1

Boston University

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One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
(617) 353-2000

Boston University is an international, comprehensive, private research university, committed to educating students to be reflective, resourceful individuals ready to live, adapt, and lead in an interconnected world. Boston University is committed to generating new knowledge to benefit society. We remain dedicated to our founding principles: that higher education should be accessible to all and that research, scholarship, artistic creation, and professional practice should be conducted in the service of the wider community — local and international. These principles endure in the University’s insistence on the value of diversity, in its tradition and standards of excellence, and in its dynamic more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Not applicable
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - other
Campus Setting City: Large
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline Dec 15
Admissions Office Phone 617-353-2401
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Boston University Admissions 121 Bay State Road Boston, MA 02215
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website (find financial aid info here)
Application Website     Click here to request free info
Application Fee $75

In order to be accepted to Boston University, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Boston University SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 580
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 670
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 600
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 690
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 590
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 680
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 25
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 30
ACT English (25th Percentile) 26
ACT English (75th Percentile) 30
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 26
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 31
Boston University Programs & Course Catalog
Bachelor Completion Degree in Liberal Studies The online Bachelor of Liberal Studies in Interdisciplinary Studies degree from Boston University is the only online Liberal Studies Completion program that is offered today.

This is an excellent online liberal more »

Master of Criminal Justice The Boston University Online Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) is designed specifically for the working law enforcement professional who seeks to achieve distinction by blending practical experience with scholarly achievement.

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Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services Management The online Master of Science in Banking & Financial Services Management is designed to prepare students for success in the fast-paced, dynamic financial sector by combining a solid foundation in more »

Master of Science in Business Continuity, Security, and Risk Management Designed to provide the tools and concepts necessary to plan for, prevent, and—when needed—successfully respond to disruptions in business operations, the MS in Business Continuity, Security & Risk Management provides more »

Master of Science in International Marketing Management Designed by Boston University in conjunction with some of the world’s leading universities, the online Master of Science in International Marketing Management provides an exciting, value-added educational experience. Students benefit more »

Master of Science in Project Management For professionals who wish to master project and program management on their own schedule, the MS in Project Management degree program serves as a comprehensive introduction to the world of more »

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