Boston University

Tuition & Fees $50,240
Acceptance Rates 33 %
Student Population 32,695
Graduation Rates 87 %
Retention Rate 93 %

Boston University Academic Overview

Boston University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Boston, MA. It has a total enrollment of 32,695 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 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 acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 33 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, Boston University tuition and fees are $50,240 for all students. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $49,886 for all graduate students.

Boston University 2017 Tuition & Fees
[chart] Boston University 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Boston University

[chart] Boston University Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Boston University is 33 %.
Graduation Rate for Boston University is 87 %
Retention Rate for Boston University is 93 %
Student Population for Boston University is 32,695
Student to Faculty Rate for Boston University is 12 %

Offered Degrees At Boston University

Boston University offers 475 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Boston University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate60
One but less than two years certificate330
Two but less than four years certificate80
Bachelor's Degree1210
Post Bachelor's Degree50
Master's Degree1210
Post Master's Degree371
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship882
Doctor's degree - professional practice40

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Boston University to its attendants.

Student Services at Boston University
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Boston University offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Boston University.

Special Learning Opportunities at Boston University
Online ClassUnderGraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Boston University including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Boston University
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity11,349
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.