Boston ,MA

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Boston University offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctorates, and medical, dental, and law degrees through its 18 schools and colleges. The newest school at Boston University is the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies (established 2014), and the newest name is the Questrom School of Business (renamed in 2015).Each school and college at the university has a three letter abbreviation, which is commonly used in place of their full school or college name. For example, the College of Arts and Sciences is commonly referred to as CAS, the Questrom School of Business is QSB, the School of Education is SED, etc. The College of Fine Arts was formerly named the School of Fine Arts (SFA). The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) was formerly named the College of Liberal Arts (CLA). The College of Communication was formerly named the School of Public Communication (SPC). The Questrom School of Business (QSB) was formerly known as the School of Management (SMG), and the College of Business Administration (CBA) prior to that. The College of General Studies (CGS) was formerly named the College of Basic Studies (CBS).

SAT/ACTRequired
%of students whose need was fully met90
College rating
Global Brand US Brand Corporate Reputation Engineering Program Liberal Arts Program Business Programs Graduate Programs
5 5 4 4 4 4 4
Student Information
Total Men Women
Applications 44,006 17,808 26,198
Admitted 20,071 7,603 12,468
Enrolled 3,877 1,516 2,361
Student Diversity
Category Men Women
African American 370 683
Asian 1,510 1,937
White 6,136 8,921
Hispanic 880 1,374
International(Men & Women)% 18 -
Academic stats (SAT)
SAT Section Score Range
Critical Reading 570 - 670
Math 610 - 720
Writing 600 - 690
Total Score 1780 - 2080
Expenses
Fee In-State Out of State
Tuition $72,736.00 $72,736.00
Financial Aid
Aid/Loan No of students receiving aids Percent of students receiving aids Total amount of receiving aids Average amount of receiving aids
Fedral/State/Local Aid 9,494 52% $248,926,535.00 $26,219.00
Pell Grant Aid 2,722 15% $11,032,814.00 $4,053.00
Fedral Student Loan 7,752 42% $54,967,448.00 $7,091.00
Key Programs Offered in Under Graduate
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • General Architectural History and Criticism
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • American/United States Studies/Civilization
    • East Asian Studies
    • East European and Eurasian Studies Russian, Central European
    • Latin American Studies
    • Italian Studies
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
    • General Special Education and Teaching
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
    • Art Teacher Education
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
    • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
    • Latin Teacher Education
    • Linguistics
    • Comparative Literature
    • Chinese Language and Literature
    • Japanese Language and Literature
    • Other East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Russian Language and Literature
    • German Language and Literature
    • French Language and Literature
    • Italian Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • General Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • General Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
    • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
    • Latin Language and Literature
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • General Psychology
    • General Visual and Performing Arts
    • Graphic Design
    • General Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
    • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
    • Acting
    • Directing and Theatrical Production
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • Painting
    • Sculpture
    • General Music
    • and Theory Music History, Literature
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    • Keyboard Instruments
    • Voice and Opera
    • Stringed Instruments
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • General Communication
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
    • Journalism
    • Radio and Television
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Computer Science
    • General Engineering
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Computer Software Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    • Other Engineering
  • Medical and Health Services
    • General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
    • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
    • Athletic Training/Trainer
    • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
    • Pre-Dentistry Studies
    • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
    • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
    • Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
    • Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
    • Other Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
  • Legal Studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Math and Sciences
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Molecular Biology
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
    • Environmental Biology
    • Conservation Biology
    • Neuroscience
    • Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • General Mathematics
    • Systems Science and Theory
    • Nutrition Sciences
    • Ancient Studies/Civilization
    • Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Astronomy
    • Astrophysics
    • General Chemistry
    • Other Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Geophysics and Seismology
    • Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
    • General Physics
    • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Business
    • General Business Administration and Management
    • Accounting
    • General Hospitality Administration/Management
Key Programs Offered in Graduate (Masters)
  • Architecture, Planning and Environment
    • Community and Regional Planning City/Urban
  • Arts, Humanities and Languages
    • Latin American Studies
    • Foreign) Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian
    • African-American/Black Studies
    • General Education
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
    • Curriculum and Instruction
    • General Educational Leadership and Administration
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
    • International and Comparative Education
    • General Special Education and Teaching
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
    • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
    • Other Student Counseling and Personnel Services
    • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
    • Elementary Education and Teaching
    • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
    • Art Teacher Education
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
    • Foreign Language Teacher Education
    • Health Teacher Education
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
    • Music Teacher Education
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
    • Reading Teacher Education
    • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
    • Latin Teacher Education
    • Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
    • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
    • Linguistics
    • French Language and Literature
    • Spanish Language and Literature
    • General English Language and Literature
    • Creative Writing
    • Other English Language and Literature/Letters
    • Philosophy
    • Religion/Religious Studies
    • Bible/Biblical Studies
    • Religious/Sacred Music
    • Theology/Theological Studies
    • General Psychology
    • Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
    • Clinical Psychology
    • Graphic Design
    • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
    • Acting
    • Directing and Theatrical Production
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
    • Criticism and Conservation Art History
    • Painting
    • Sculpture
    • General Music
    • and Theory Music History, Literature
    • General Music Performance
    • Music Theory and Composition
    • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
    • Conducting
    • Keyboard Instruments
    • Voice and Opera
    • Stringed Instruments
    • Fine and Studio Arts Management
    • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
    • General History
  • Media and Communication
    • Journalism
    • Broadcast Journalism
    • Other Journalism
    • Radio and Television
    • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
    • Public Relations/Image Management
    • Advertising
    • Health Communication
  • Engineering and Technology
    • Information Science/Studies
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
    • General Engineering
    • Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Aerospace
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    • General Computer Engineering
    • Computer Software Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Engineering Mechanics
    • Materials Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Systems Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Medical and Health Services
    • Other Culinary Arts and Related Services
    • Audiology/Audiologist
    • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
    • General Dental Clinical Sciences
    • Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
    • Dental Public Health and Education
    • Endodontics/Endodontology
    • Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery
    • Orthodontics/Orthodontology
    • Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics
    • Periodontics/Periodontology
    • Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology
    • Other Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
    • Medical Scientist
    • Genetic Counseling/Counselor
    • Environmental Health
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
    • Physical Therapy/Therapist
    • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
    • Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
    • Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
  • Legal Studies
    • Programs for Foreign Lawyers
    • and Securities Law Banking, Corporate, Finance
    • and Tax Law International Business, Trade
    • Tax Law/Taxation
    • Other Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
  • Math and Sciences
    • General Biology/Biological Sciences
    • Biochemistry
    • Biophysics
    • Anatomy
    • Other Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
    • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
    • General Genetics
    • General Physiology
    • Pathology/Experimental Pathology
    • Pharmacology
    • Biostatistics
    • Bioinformatics
    • Biotechnology
    • Epidemiology
    • Neuroscience
    • Neurobiology and Anatomy
    • Other Biological and Biomedical Sciences
    • General Mathematics
    • Financial Mathematics
    • Other Mathematics and Statistics
    • Systems Science and Theory
    • Historic Preservation and Conservation
    • Museology/Museum Studies
    • Nutrition Sciences
    • Ancient Studies/Civilization
    • Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Astronomy
    • Astrophysics
    • General Chemistry
    • General Geology/Earth Science
    • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
    • Other Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences
    • General Physics
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
    • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
    • Forensic Science and Technology
    • Public Administration
    • Social Work
  • Business
    • General Business Administration and Management
    • Other Business Administration, Management and Operations
    • Banking and Financial Support Services
    • Financial Planning and Services
    • Investments and Securities
    • General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
    • General Management Information Systems
    • Management Science
    • Actuarial Science
    • International Marketing
    • Insurance
    • Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
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