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Boston University

Biology Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 10/12
Student Surveys
(in Biology)
Males: 9, Females: 13
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:3.8 High
Students found the coursework to be harder than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

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

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


I transferred from a well-known midwest university ~ two years ago, so I'm from the midwest. I chose to transfer to BU because my bf was moving to Bos...
Great in many ways; get involved, make friends, and study hard. You'll like it I promise.
I graduated from BU in the early 80's. It appears that nothing has changed at the University. The main goal is to extract $$$$ from the kids. Educatio...
Faculty is unhelpful. The main problem is this.
Overpriced for the education you receive.
Worst decision of my life was coming to this college. Run away while you can.
BU is a great school if your going to come here learn a few things graduate and move straight onto your career. If you have any plans of going to grad...
I am graduating from Boston University this spring with a biology degree. This school has been a horrendous disappointment. Some programs are good, in...
WHAT THE FUCK!? this school blows. the people blow. the professors suck dick. and you're an asshole for even considering the school. upon graduatio...
this school is big and you really need to make an effort to do well and to meet people. there's not much school spirit floating around and events are...
The higher ups at the school seem to treat you more like an ATM than a person. If your family suddenly finds itself in financial difficulty (my dad di...
I do not understand why I picked BU. I thought it would be better since it's in a city and I received a scholarship, but I am so disappointed. I sho...
This school practices grade deflation. IN FACT, two years ago, the Biology department was put on probation for failing 40% of the class. Ridiculous, y...
I really can't stand it here. There is no campus, no school spirit, and an unfriendly student body. To add to this, I don't feel safe here. I will be ...
As with any large institution the sense of being an individual is often lost. Boston University always treats its students as nothing more than a numb...
WHAT THE FUCK!? this school blows. the people blow. the professors suck dick. and you're an asshole for even considering the school. upon graduatio...
As with most things, you should look at what kind of school you are choosing to go to - if you want an urban open campus with great academics and a la...
BU is the last place to go if you want school spirit or greenery on campus. Campus is chaotic and badly planned. I liked my professors though, and the...
Boston University has top notch education, plenty to do and great faculty. I feel as though I am getting a great education here!
Boston University has a very unique campus, both architecturally and personally. Coming from the north east I basically knew what to expect weather wi...
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