Boston University

Boston, MA
4-year
Large
Urban

Questions and Answers

Elizabeth K.
2 days ago
Is there a strong Greek life presence on Boston University campus?
Haram Y.
8 days ago
Is there any way for international student to get a BU scholarship?
Bridget M.
17 days ago
Does Boston University offer legacy admission?
Olivia C.
19 days ago
How many students typically live in a dorm room, and can a freshman have a room for themselves?
Sarah S.
24 days ago
What kind of meal plans are available for Boston University freshmen?
Zion K.
25 days ago
How diverse is the foreign exchange program at Boston University?

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
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.