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Basic Statistics

School Contact
Boston University
One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States
(617) 353-2000
General Statistics
Control:Private Non-Profit
Setting:Large city
Academic Calendar:Semester
General Religion:None
Specific Religion:None
Cost Statistics
In-State Tuition:$44,880
Out-of-State Tuition:$44,880
Room & Board:$13,620
Books & Supplies:$1,000
Student Body Statistics
Full-Time Undergrads:16,634
Part-Time Undergrads:1,418
Male Undergrads:7,319
Female Undergrads:10,987
Total Grad Students:14,297
Full-Time Grad Students:9,425
Part-Time Grad Students:4,872

Financial Aid Statistics

General Information
Financial Aid Forms Deadline:February 15
Tuition Guaranteed Plan:Not Available
Prepaid Tuition Plan:Available
Tuition Payment Plan:Available
In-State Tuition:$44,880
Out-of-State Tuition:$44,880
Contact Financial Aid
Phone:(617) 353-2965
Aid/Loans Federal Grant Aid Institution Grant Aid State Grant Aid Student Loans Total ?
Average Amount $5,831 $22,614 $2,241 $10,118 $31,650
% Students That Got It 13% 49% 4% 47% 60%

NOTE: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify.

Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:41,802
Male Applicants:17,146
Female Applicants:24,656
Total Acceptances:20,662
Male Acceptances:8,049
Female Acceptances:12,613
Acceptance Rate:49%
Yield: ? 19%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(617) 353-2300
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$80
Application Web
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early DecisionNovember 1December 15
Regular Decision January 1 April 1
Must-Reply-By May 1
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:4,022
Full-Time Male Enrollment:1,516
Full-Time Female Enrollment:2,450
Part-Time Male Enrollment:0
Part-Time Female Enrollment:1
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 2,991
Applicants Accepting: ? 1,467
Students Enrolled: ? 557
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:2,518
Applicants Accepted:719
Students Enrolled:232

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 570 - 670 610 - 720 600 - 690 1780 - 2080 (2400)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 26 - 32 25 - 30 8 - 9 26 - 30 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:55%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:84%
Students Submitting ACT:40%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Two SAT subject tests are required for admission to College of Fine Arts, College of General Studies, and the Science and Engineering Program in Metropolitan College.
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