Boston University

Boston University is located in Massachusetts, Boston.

It is ranked as #42 in Best National University.

It is a private University.

Boston University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Two but less than 4 years certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Boston University for undergraduate program was 22.09%.

Last year, 64481 students applied for undergraduate program and 14247 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 22.09% makes it moderately competitive to get admission.

16142 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

2439 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 779 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Boston University had 22745 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

73 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Boston University offers 181 graduate programs specialization.

Boston University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is moderately competitive.

The MS in Computer Information Systems (MSCIS) concentration in Data Analytics will provide professionals with the skills required to compete for jobs as data scientists, analysts, architects, and engineers amid rising global demand. The Certificate in International Business Law enables lawyers to access the innovative online and blended-learning courses of the Executive LLM in International Business Law, without having to leave their jobs and commit to a degree program. The online program allows our students to receive the highest caliber education without leaving their families, jobs, and communities.


Boston University has been ranked 42.


Acceptance Rate: 22.09%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $52,816

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $52,816

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $33,085

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $38,887

Boston University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 439
Social Work : 229
Law : 227
Dentistry : 194
Criminal Justice, Safety Studies : 149

Boston University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 870
Communication : 389
Economics : 209
Psychology : 204
International Relations and Affairs : 204