Boston University

Mission Statement

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.

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Type Price
Undergraduate Tuition(approx.) $56,854
Other Expenses Room: $10,990 Board: $5650 Books : $1000 Miscellaneous: $3168
Total Cost(approx.) $77,662


Strong/Popular Majors Business, Management, Marketing, Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering
Location Boston, MA
Student Population 35472
Student to Faculty Ratio 10 to 1
Acceptance Rate 22%
Graduation Rate 84%
Average GPA Requirements(4.0 scale) 3.59
Average SAT Requirements(new 1600 sat) 1410
Need Blind vs. Need Aware Need Blind (no financial aid available for international students)
Ed vs. EA (Note: ED is binding and EA is non-binding) Early Decision (AR: 32%)


Male(varsity sports) Female(varsity sports)
Basketball Cross Country Ice Hockey Lacrosse Rowing Soccer Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field Basketball Cross Country Field Hockey Golf Ice Hockey Lacrosse Rowing Rowing LT Soccer Softball Swimming & Diving Tennis Track & Field


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