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Boston University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

BU Address

BOSTON, MA 02215
General info:(617) 353-2000
Financial aid office:(617) 353-2965
Admissions office:(617) 353-2300University Homepage

Tuition + BU Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $80
Grad Application Fee:$80

Tuition Prepaid:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:11,347
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 23,831
# of Grad students: 17,784
Total Students: 41,615




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

70% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,817

6% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $1,971

53% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $26,111

48% receive student loans and the average amount is $10,164Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Dental Program
MD Medical Program
Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Test Scores Required
Competencies Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: No
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

43% men vs 48% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:17,808
Women Applicants:26,198
Men Admitted:7,603
Women Admitted:12,468

Student Services

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Employment Services
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• African-American/Black Studies
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• Anatomy
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• Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
• Anthropology
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• Architectural History and Criticism
• Art History
• Art Teacher Education
• Astronomy
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• Banking
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• Finance
• Financial Mathematics
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• General
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• Stringed Instruments
• Student Counseling and Personnel Services
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• Tax Law/Taxation
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• Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
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• Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
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