Boston University
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Students at Boston University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 122 responses
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  • Diverse
    32%
  • Motivated
    31%
  • Intelligent
    25%
  • There is no typical student
    6%
  • Intellectual
    3%
  • Altruistic
    1%
  • Basic
    1%
Female Undergrads
60%
Male Undergrads
40%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    15%
  • Out-of-State
    62%
  • International
    23%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    16%
  • 20-21
    46%
  • 22-24
    33%
  • Over 25
    2%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    15%
  • $30k-$48k
    11%
  • $49k-$75k
    16%
  • $76k-$110k
    18%
  • $110k+
    41%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
71%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.194 responses
Poll
82%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).195 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian
    12%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    22%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    9%
  • White
    42%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 104 responses
  • Republican
    9%
  • Democratic
    57%
  • Independent
    20%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    13%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 193 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    18%
  • Liberal
    45%
  • Moderate
    15%
  • Conservative
    1%
  • Very conservative
    0%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    21%
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