According to the statistics, the majority of the Boston University population is made up of white, middle- to upper-class students. Nevertheless, many students report a large amount of personal exposure to minority groups on campus, which may be due to the size of the University, where even small percentages of students may seem like a whole lot of people. Depending on your classes, participation in campus events, and choice of social scene, you may or may not feel the effects of the comparatively low percentages of minority groups.
BU has a good reputation established in other parts of the world, so there are a large number of European students who attend BU, many of whom flock to the School of Management (SMG). Many of these individuals are found lining the perimeter of this building on any given day, clad in Gucci and D&G, smoking Marlboro Menthol 100s, and leaning against a newly waxed BMW—corporate America’s young hopefuls.