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Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston University

Private 4 Year

10 reviews

About Boston University

Boston University (commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is nonsectarian, and is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

The university has more than 3,900 faculty members and nearly 33,000 students, and is one of Boston's largest employers. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctorates, and medical, dental, business, and law degrees through 17 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood.

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Located in Boston, Massachusetts.

One Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215, Suffolk County

Boston University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#32 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Massachusetts

#4 of 173

Best Computer engineering technician Colleges & Universities in America

#1 of 175

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Boston University is Business Management followed by Medical, Journalism, Biomedical and Social Sciences.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Boston University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni