Boston University

Boston, MA
4-year
Large
Urban

Questions and Answers

Maggie S.
4 months ago
Do you have a mortuary program?
Emily B.
4 months ago
How often are freshmen who have high school research experience allowed in the labs at BU?
Mannette G.
4 months ago
Is the 7 year Bachelor and Doctorate program available for other majors?
Cynthia M.
4 months ago
Does your school offer physical oceanography and graphic design?
Fatmata S.
4 months ago
How much do SAT scores factor into your admissions decision?
Anyssa M.
4 months ago
What do students enjoy most about being on campus?

Academic details

1330-1500
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
30-33
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Selectivity
Selective (22% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution

Diversity statistics

38% White
12% Asian
9% Hispanic
4% Black
3% Multiracial
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Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
$41,036
Average grant for incoming freshmen
$4,781
Average Pell Grant
$5,318
Average Federal Loans

$38,887
Average Institutional Grant
$14,301
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$55,892 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.