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BU Student Population

Total Enrollment 36,104
Undergraduate 18,229
Graduate 17,875
Men 15,319
Women 20,785

BU Student Population

There are 36,104 students including 18,229 undergraduate and 17,875 graduate students at Boston University for academic year 2021-2022. By attending status, there are 29,047 full-time and 7,057 part-time students with gender distribution of 15,319 male and 20,785 female students. Boston University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 2,849 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Boston University has a total enrollment of 36,104 with a gender distribution of 42.43% male (15,319 students) and 57.57% female (20,785 students). There are 7,719 male and 10,510 female students in undergraduate school and 7,600 male and 10,275 female students are attending graduate school at Boston University.
Student Population By Gender
Boston University
TotalMenWomen
Total36,10415,31920,785
Undergraduate18,2297,71910,510
Graduate17,8757,60010,275
Full-time29,04712,28016,767
Part-time7,0573,0394,018
[Chart] Boston University 2022 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Boston University has 29,047 full-time and 7,057 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 17,460 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 769 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 11,587 students are full-time and 6,288 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Boston University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total36,10429,0477,057
Undergraduate18,22917,460769
Graduate17,87511,5876,288
Men15,31912,2803,039
Women20,78516,7674,018
[Chart] Boston University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Boston University, 4,032 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,410 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 36,104 students. In undergraduate schools, 327 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 5,115 students are attending some online courses.
2022 Distance Learning Enrollment
Boston University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total36,10418,22917,875
Online Exclusively4,0321283,904
In Some Online Classes1,4101991,211
Not In Online Classes30,66217,90212,760
[Chart] Boston University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Boston University. There are 15 American Indian/Native American, 13,279 White, 1,500 Black/African American, 5,282 Asian, 3,253 Hispanic, 27 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,335 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Boston University
TotalMenWomen
Total36,10415,31920,785
American Indian/Native American1587
Asian5,2822,3182,964
Black/African American1,5004691,031
Hispanic3,2531,2482,005
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander27918
White13,2795,1398,140
Two More1,249439810
Race Un-Known1,8978961,001
[Chart] Boston UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Boston University.
Age Distribution
Boston University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total36,10418,22917,875
Under 182802800
Age 18-197,2297,2272
Age 20-218,8418,503338
Age 22-248,0541,6606,394
Age 25-296,2042395,965
Age 30-342,5741042,470
Age 35-391,234561,178
Age 40-491,176601,116
Age 50-6444049391
Over 64725121
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Boston University 2022 Age Distribution of Enrollment