Boston University

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Institution Profile

Name: Boston University

Address: One Silber Way

City: Boston

State: MA, 02215

Website:

Phone: (617) 353-2000 x

Size: 20,000 and above

Setting: City: Large

Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Highest Offering: Doctor's degree


Costs and Fees At-a-Glance

  • Application Fee: $75
  • Graduate Application Fee: $70
  • Tuition: $42,994
  • Books & Supplies: $1,000
  • Room & Board: $13,190

Submission Requirements Checklist

  • Admissions Tests: Required
  • Teacher Recommendations: Required
  • School GPA: Required
  • Class Rank: Required
  • Transcript: Required

Application Information

  • Application Deadline: January 01
  • Early Admission: November 01

  • Common Application: yes
  • Universal Application: no

Student Body

In 2012, for all enrolled students the ratio of men to women:



In 2012, for all enrolled students the racial breakdown was:

Athletics

Conference: NCAA Division I-AAA

Total Male Participants: 254

Total Female Participants: 297

Admissions

In 2012, the applicant pool for this institution was comprised of:

Applicant Pool Applications Acceptances Rate
Men 17,146 8,050 46%
Women 24,656 12,613 51%
Total 41,802 20,663 49%

Test Type Score Type 25% 75% Population
SAT Math 610 700 84%
Writing 600 680
Critical Reading 570 670
ACT English 26 26 40%
Math 25 30
Writing 8 9
Composite 26 30

Tuition

The table below contains estimates costs for full-time beginning undergraduate students.

Location 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13
In District $38,440 $39,864 $41,420 $42,994
In State $38,440 $39,864 $41,420 $42,994
Out Of State $38,440 $39,864 $41,420 $42,994

Cost 2009 - 10 2010 - 11 2011 - 12 2012 - 13
Books $940 $940 $940 $1,000
Room & Board $11,848 $12,260 $12,710 $13,190

Enrollments

In 2012, the enrollment at this institution was comprised of:

Degree Type Part Time Full Time Total
Total 6,544 26,059 32,603
Graduate 4,872 9,425 14,297
Undergraduate 1,672 16,634 18,306

Financial Aid

Below is the average financial aid information for those who were entering postsecondary education for the first time in 2012.

Grant Num Students Pct Students Avg Amount Total
Federal Grant 526 13% $5,831 $3,067,123
State/Local Grant 175 4% $2,241 $392,088
Institution Grant 1,976 49% $22,614 $44,685,967
Loan Aid 1,905 47% $10,118 $19,274,792
Total Aid 2,034 51% $23,670 $48,145,178

To calculate how much attending this institution might cost you, you can visit the net price calculator on the insitution's website.

Financial aid is only available to those who qualify


Majors Offered

The listing below shows the most popular undergraduate majors offered based on how many graduates the program had.




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