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Total Enrollment 33,355
Undergraduate 18,080
Graduate 15,275
Men 13,832
Women 19,523

BU Student Population

For academic year 2017-2018, there are 33,355 students including 18,080 undergraduate and 15,275 graduate students at Boston University. By attending status, there are 26,986 full-time and 6,369 part-time students with gender distribution of 13,832 male and 19,523 female students.

Student Gender Distribution

Boston University has a total enrollment of 33,355 with a gender distribution of 41.47% male (13,832 students) and 58.53% female (19,523 students).

Student Population By Gender
Boston University
TotalMenWomen
Total33,35513,83219,523
Undergraduate18,0807,21710,863
Graduate15,2756,6158,660
Full-time26,98610,99515,991
Part-time6,3692,8373,532
[Chart] Boston University 2018 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Boston University has a 26,986 full-time students and 6,369 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 16,840 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 1,240 are part-time students. In graduate school, 10,146 students are full-time and 5,129 are part-time students.

Student Population By Attendance Status
Boston University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total33,35526,9866,369
Undergraduate18,08016,8401,240
Graduate15,27510,1465,129
Men13,83210,9952,837
Women19,52315,9913,532
[Chart] Boston University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Boston University, 2,639 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 387 students are enrolled in some online course out of total 33,355 students. In undergraduate schools, 192 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 2,834 students join some online courses.

2018 Distance Learning Enrollment
Boston University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total33,35518,08015,275
Online Exclusively2,639882,551
In Some Online Classes387104283
Not In Online Classes30,32917,88812,441
[Chart] Boston University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyze the student population by race/ethnicity at Boston University. There are 29 American Indian/Native American, 13,478 White, 1,364 Black/African American, 3,876 Asian, 2,963 Hispanic, 34 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,642 students with other races.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity at
Boston University
TotalMenWomen
Total33,35513,83219,523
American Indian/Native American291217
Asian3,8761,5922,284
Black/African American1,364456908
Hispanic2,9631,1191,844
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander341123
White13,4785,3208,158
Two More954360594
Race Un-Known2,7451,2821,463
[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
Total33,35518,08015,275
Under 1834340
Age 18-192,5812,5810
Age 20-218,1048,09311
Age 22-249,4786,1783,300
Age 25-297,3504886,862
Age 30-342,8851822,703
Age 35-391,2101111,099
Age 40-491,009111898
Age 50-64495112383
Over 6420919019
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Boston University 2018 Age Distribution of Enrollment