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Boston University

Communications Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 17/10
Student Surveys
(in Communications)
Males: 9, Females: 18
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.0

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:3.3 Medium
Actual difficulty:3.1 Medium
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 English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


The bottom line with BU is the cost. If you don't get financial aid and have to put yourself through school fully/partially, do not come here. For Ove...
I tranferred out of this school (to BC....HUGE difference a few miles can make) at the first chance i could. academics are so sub par yet somehow no o...
You definitely have to be in love with city life and be completely okay with NO CAMPUS. Walking a mile to class is the norm. The main difference for a...
Overall I like BU. I just finished my Freshman year and I've found the majority of the people I've encountered in the faculty very helpful and at leas...
Bu was a great school to go to and full of really wonderful professors. The key to getting the most out of it is making sure you take advantage of the...
BU was a wonderful place to go to school, set in what is (in my opinion) the best college town in the country. BU has a diverse, motivated and intere...
The overall experience of the school has been terrible. The administration at BU is so awful. If you like jumping through hoops and having your wallet...
I started off in CGS, which is probably the best college there. The professors are super there, but I didn't like a lot of the students there because ...
While everyone has complaints about his or her respective university, on the whole, my experience has been very positive. I am currently a junior Adv...
I went into BU with a lot of very high expectations. I was so excited to live the typical "college" lifestyle-- go to parties, make tons of friends, a...
I love boston, it's a great city. BU is rather huge, but i find in my classes, i get personal attention if i need it. There are tons of clubs and ac...
These were the best four years of my life. FOr those of you who are talking trash -dont blame it on everyone else that it just didnt work out for you...
I've only been at BU for a year, and coming from Illinois, I was quite afraid of culture shock. But the truth is, I love it. I'm in COM, and though ...
Let's be honest: B.U. is basically a school for not very bright or motivated students from upper-middle class backgrounds (mainly from Long Island and...
BU is your typical private, New England university. The students are generally very open-minded and liberal, but since it's a large university, even ...
Let's be honest: B.U. is basically a school for not very bright or motivated students from upper-middle class backgrounds (mainly from Long Island and...
Boston U IS fun! No, it is not as negative as people say. And to the person calling it: Bjew - you are truly a racist piece of crap/ (Actually the ...
BU is an extremely underrated school. The quality of life at BU is better than almost any other school I've visited. Students are generally happy, wh...
I loved it.
i finished my freshman year at BU in may, and loved boston so much that i'm staying the summer instead of going back to new jersey. a lot of people fi...
I picked BU's COM over getting into Syracuse U's Newhouse school. I like the people here alot better than the people I met when visiting Syracuse. ...
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