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Boston University Boston University

OVERVIEW

Founded in 1839, Boston University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Boston (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Massachusetts. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Washington, London, Dubai, Brussels. Officially accredited/recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Boston University (BU) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Boston University (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 177 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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GENERAL INFO

University Name

Boston University Boston University

Acronym

BU

Founded

1839

Motto

Learning, Virtue, Piety

Colours

Scarlet and white

Screenshot

 - home page

LOCATION

Address

One Sherborn Street
Boston
02215 Massachusetts
United States

Population range

500,000-1,000,000
Phone
+1 (617) 353 2000
Fax
+1 (617) 353 2053

Other locations

Washington, London, Dubai, Brussels

COURSE LEVELS AND AREAS OF STUDIES

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Certificate / Diploma Associate degree Bachelor degree Master degree Doctoral degree
Certificate
Diplomas(under 2 years)
Associate
degrees(2 years)
Bachelor
degrees(3, 4 or 5 years)
Master
degrees(1, 2 or 3 years)
Doctorate
degrees(over 4 years)
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
 
Arts & HumanitiesApplied Arts
Classics
Design
Education
Fine Arts
History
Literature
Museum Studies
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Religion and Theology
Visual arts
OTHER Arts & Humanities Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Business & Social SciencesAccounting / Finance
Anthropology / Archaeology
Business / Commerce / Management
Communication and Media Studies
Development Studies
Economics
Geography
Law
Library and Information Science
Physical Education / Sport Science
Political and International Studies
Social Policy / Public Administration
Social Work
Sociology / Psychology
Tourism / Hospitality
OTHER Business & Social Science Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Language & CulturalAboriginal / Indigenous People Studies
African Studies
American & Caribbean Studies
Ancient and Modern Languages
Asian Studies
English Studies
European Studies
French Studies
Germanic Studies
Indian / South Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Portugese Studies
Russian / Eastern European Studies
Spanish Studies
OTHER Language & Cultural Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associatedegrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Medicine & HealthAnaesthesia
Anatomy
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Dermatology
Medicine / Surgery
Natural / Alternative Medicine
Nursing
Obstetrics / Gynaecology
Optometry / Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatrics
Pathology
Podiatry
Psychiatry
Radiography
Speech / Rehabilitation / Physiotherapy
OTHER Medical & Health Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
EngineeringAeronautical Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Computer and IT Engineering
Electronic and Electrical Engineering
General Engineering
Geological Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering
Mining and Metallurgical Engineering
OTHER Engineering Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees
Science & TechnologyAgriculture / Forestry / Botany
Aquaculture / Marine Science
Architecture
Aviation
Biology / Biochemistry / Microbiology
Chemistry
Computer / Information Technology
Energy / Environmental Studies
Food Science
Geology
Mathematics / Statistics
Multimedia
Neuroscience
Pharmacy / Pharmacology
Physics
Textiles and Fibre Science
Zoology / Veterinary Science
OTHER Science & Technology Studies
Certificates or Diplomas Associate degrees Bachelordegrees Masterdegrees Doctoratedegrees

Important: please contact or visit this higher education institution official website for detailed information on Boston University areas of studies and course levels offered; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

YEARLY TUITION RANGE

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
International students
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact Boston University for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above information may not be up-to-date or complete.

 

ADMISSIONS

Gender Admission

Men and Women Men and Women

International Students

Yes

Admission Selection

Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate

40-50% 40-50%

Admission Office

121 Bay State Road
Boston 02215
Phone (617) 353 2300


Important: please contact the Boston University's Admission Office for detailed information on student selection and admission policy; the above University information may not be complete or up-to-date.

SIZE AND PROFILE

Student Enrollment Range

35,000-39,999 35,000-39,999

Academic Staff Range

Not reported Not reported

Control Type

Private Private

Entity Type

Non-Profit Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban Urban

Religious Affiliation

None None

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Financial Aids / Scholarships

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Study Abroad / Exchange Programs

Library

Boston University Library Boston University Library

Sport Facilities and Activities

Sport Facilities and Activities

Housing

Housing

Distance Learning / Online courses

Distance Learning / Online courses

Important: please contact or visit the official website for detailed information on Boston University facilities and services, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above may not be complete or up-to-date.

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation

1929

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International); American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar; Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

College of Arts and Sciences; College of Communication; College of Engineering; College of Fine Arts; College of General Studies; College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; Division of Extended Education; Goldman School of Dental Medicine; Metropolitan College; School of Education; School of Hospitality Administration; School of Law; School of Management; School of Medicine; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; School of Theology

AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA). Sport affiliations and memberships National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

SOCIAL MEDIA

VIDEO PRESENTATION

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution

Reviewed This University profile has been officially reviewed and updated by Boston University's representatives.
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