Boston University

Pursue knowledge and embrace possibilities at Boston University. Whatever your interests, you'll discover them and many more in our 17 liberal arts and professional schools and colleges offering more than 250 programs of study. Our faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and in path-breaking interdisciplinary research and scholarship. We place a strong emphasis on collaborative research efforts of both faculty and students, with major initiatives in emerging areas such as neuroscience, systems biology, photonics, engineering biology, data science, urban health, global health and development and emerging infectious diseases, as well as research in communications and the humanities. With nearly $400 million in research awards received annually, BU is the first private university since 1995 invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities. Our low 10-to-1 student/faculty ratio ensures that interactions will be personal. Expand your learning and understanding through graduate and undergraduate research opportunities. And enjoy the historic, vibrant city of Boston with its international connections and wealth of entertainment, cultural, and professional opportunities. But while Boston University is our name, our reach is definitely global. Our 33,000 students hail from all 50 states and 133 countries. We offer more than 100 study abroad programs on 6 continents. And BU participates in over 400 research, service, and education programs on every continent in the world. At Boston University, the possibilities for success are limitless. Join our network of more than 321,000 alumni who shape, serve, and improve the world.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1839 N/A Semester $1.7 billion 1 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-2000
overall score total score state city online paying global
67 100.0 Massachusetts Boston 44 49 17