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Boston University

Boston University is located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 18.94%.

Last year, 62224 students applied for undergraduate program and 11786 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 18.94% makes it relatively tough to get admission.

15737 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

2235 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 734 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Boston University had 23235 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

73 students were enrolled in top 6 Masters degree programs.

Boston University offers 188 graduate programs specialization.

Boston University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively tough.

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Boston University has been ranked 42.


Acceptance Rate: 20.09%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $56,854

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $56,854

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $38,797

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $43,326

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

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 394
Social Work : 355
Finance : 254
Law : 227
Dentistry : 202

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

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 691
Communication : 414
Economics : 251
Psychology : 236
International Relations and Affairs : 201