Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 2215
(617) 353-2000
http://www.bu.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 31,960
  • Undergraduate population: 18,283
  • Student to faculty ratio: 13 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $51,228
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $49,838
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $51,228
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $49,838

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 66%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $9,422
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 10%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,015
  • Students receiving federal aid: 11%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $5,854
  • Students receiving state aid: 7%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 55%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 33,930
  • Percent admitted: 59%
  • Percent admitted (men): 57%
  • Percent admitted (women): 60%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 580, 680
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 590, 690
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 590, 670

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 31,766
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 43%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 57%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 80%
  • Graduation rate (men): 80%
  • Graduation rate (women): 80%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Bachelors
  • Masters
  • PhD

Subjects Offered