Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

(617) 353-2000

http://www.bu.edu

Boston University is located in a Large City

Demographic Profile Highlights from US Concensus

Additional details on Boston University

  • Total Student Population: 32727
  • Undergraduate Student Population: 18714
  • Campus Housing Provided: Yes
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1

Programs Offered by Boston University

  • 4-year
  • Private not-for-profit

Degrees Offered by Boston University

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
  • Doctor's degree - professional practice

Admission for Boston University

  • Percentage of Applicants Admitted into Boston University: 58%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled into Boston University: 19%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled in Full-Time Study: 19%
  • Percentage of Admitted Enrolled in Part-Time Study: N/A %

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Admission Requirements

  • Open admission policy: No
  • Secondary school GPA: Required
  • Secondary school rank: Required
  • Secondary school record: Required
  • Completion of college-prepatory program: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies: Required
  • Admission test scores: Required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): Required

2010 Enrolled first-time students Test Scores of Boston University

Number of students submitting SAT scores: 3693
SAT Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 570 660 
SAT Math 600 690 
SAT Writing 590 680 
Number of students submitting ACT scores: 1492
ACT Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
ACT Composite 26 30 
ACT English 26 31 
ACT Math 25 30 
ACT Writing 
*: 25% of students scored at or below; **: 25% of students scored above

Estimated Boston University Student Expenses

In the State Students - Undergraduate academic year prices
Detailed Expenses2010-20112009-20102008-2009
Tuition and fees$39,864 $38,440 $37,050 
Books and supplies $940 $940 $860 
On Campus
  Room and board$12,260 $11,848 $11,418 
Off Campus
  Room and board$0 $0 $0 
Total Expense - On Campus$53,064 $51,228 $49,328 
Total Expense - Off Campus$40,804 $39,380 $37,910 
Out of State Students - Undergraduate academic year prices
Detailed Expenses2011-20102010-20092009-2008
Tuition and fees$39,864 $38,440 $37,050 
Books and supplies$940 $940 $860 
On Campus
  Room and board$12,260 $11,848 $11,418 
Off Campus
  Room and board$0 $0 $0 
Total Expense - On Campus$53,064 $51,228 $49,328 
Total Expense - Off Campus$40,804 $39,380 $37,910 

Adminstration and Teaching Cost of Boston University

Total Number of FTE staff: 8747
Number of Instruction/research and public service FTE staff: 3829
Number of Adminstration FTE staff: 1109
TitleSalary
Professor$143,911 
Associate Professor 
Assistant professor$85,128 
Instructor$53,186 
Lecturer$53,742 

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