Boston University

Acceptance Rate 19 %
SAT Average 1,425
Tuition & Fees $55,892
Student Population 34,657
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $33,085

BU Academic Overview

Boston University (BU) is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 tuition & fees of Boston University is $55,892 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 34,657 students are enrolled into BU. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 19% and the graduation rate is 88% last year.
The salary after graduation from Boston University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $75,900. You can check the average salary by major program at area of study page.

BU 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, Boston University tuition and fees are $55,892 for all students. For graduate schools, its 2020 tuition and fees are $55,502 for all graduate students.
Boston University 2020 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] Boston University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at BU

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at BU. The acceptance rate of BU is 19% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 88% and no students have transferred out from the school. Total 34,657 students are attending BU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $33,085 and 48 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.26% of total undergraduate students). Total 34,657 students are attending BU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
[Chart] Boston University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Boston University is 19 %.
Graduation Rate for Boston University is 88 %
Retention Rate for Boston University is 94 %
Student Population for Boston University is 34,657
Student to Faculty Rate for Boston University is 10 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $33,085 at Boston University.

Boston University Directory Information

Directory Information - Boston University
AddressOne Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Online Applicationwww.bu.edu/admissions/apply
Financial Aidwww.bu.edu/finaid
Net Price Calculatorwww.bu.edu/finaid/aid-basics/cost-of-education/net-price-calculator/
Veterans Tuitionwww.bu.edu/reg/general-information/veterans-services/
Disability Servicewww.bu.edu/disability/

Offered Degrees at Boston University

BU offers 848 major programs through online and on-site education where 59 programs are available through distance learning. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Programs at Boston University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate160
One but less than two years certificate520
Two but less than four years certificate160
Bachelor's Degree2135
Post Bachelor's Degree60
Master's Degree33144
Post Master's Degree332
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1758
Doctor's degree - professional practice60

Special Learning Opportunities

Boston University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities at Boston University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:11,732)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,330)

Veterans Benefits

Boston University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits at Boston University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges