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Would not - 7/10
Student Surveys
(in Other)
Males: 5, Females: 12
Average Yrs. Completed: 1.8

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Boston University
Average of All Schools
Average of schools in class

Harvard University
New York University
Boston College
Northeastern Illinois University
Cornell University
Northeastern State University
Brown University

Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.2 High
Actual difficulty:3.6 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


BU is a love/hate place. If you like the Urban Campus, you'll like the Campus. If not, then you won't. Some people are arrogant, but most despite thei...
I was an online student in BU's degree program and received a bachelors of Liberal Studies. I live in Illinois so couldn't answer some of the question...
The university is run as a business; the students are merely a source of revenue. Students are treated by the administration like little children, wh...
The gastronomy program here sounds like a dream come true for anyone who wants to become a restaurant owner, food business owner, food writer/editor, ...
BU is a bad place to be if you want an American college experience! I thought I was going to love it here but I do not! The girls especially are not f...
BU is so backwards. The only thing they care about is your money, not the quality of your education. In the 2 1/2 years I was there, they raised tuiti...
Boston University is preoccupied in running the university as a business, and clearly is failing. Grade deflation prevents students from transferring ...
I hate this dump. It is full of spoiled brat rich kids who think they're so cool just because their parents are rich. Students and professors seem to...
I would advise no one to ever go to Boston University. The school doesn't care about its students at all - only about how much money it can get from ...
I really don't have all that much bad to say about BU. I'm a freshman, and besides just not fitting that 'BU' vibe, I don't have many complaints. Bost...
BU is definitely what you make of it. You're setting yourself up to be disappointed if you want an environment where everything will be taken care of ...
My school is average.
While not as selective as other schools ranked higher, the quality of academics at BU are far superior than most of them.
BU is a great preparer for real life work. Lots of international students help with attaining a global perspective. Many bright peopl at BU, many coul...
Honestly, this school was my dream school. Despite the fact that it is expensive as hell, I pursuaded my parents that this was going to be a better sc...
I enjoy being a student at BU. It is in a great location, has almost any major you can think of and good academics. My experience thus far has been ve...
BU is a large friendly place with lots to teach you about life and the world. Large numbers of international students attend and the professors and al...
BU sucks...DO NOT GO HERE...i know of maybe one person who actually likes BU, and they dont even like it that much. i transferred and i am SO much ha...
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