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Student life

Boston University Student Life

Boston, Massachusetts

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Housing

Housing options

Cooperative housing

Co-ed housing

Disabled housing

Women-only housing

Freshman car parking

Housing requirements

Yes

College-owned housing

Yes

Undergrad students
who live in college housing

Student Body

18,515

Total Undergrad students

21%

International Students

72%

Out-of-state students

Ethnicity & Gender

Explore Boston University statistics including gender ratio and racial demographics:

Male (50%)

Female (50%)

Campus Services

Student Services
Legal services
NoNo
Health clinic
YesYes
Personal/psychological counseling
YesYes
Women's center
YesYes
International students advisor
YesYes
Campus Security
24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services
YesYes
24-hour patrols by trained officers
YesYes
Student patrols
NoNo
Late-night transport/escort services
YesYes
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
YesYes

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper
Yes
Drama/theatre group
Yes
Student-run radio station
Yes
Student-run television station
Yes
Marching band
Yes
Choral groups
Yes

Sports

Most popular sports at Boston University

SportDivisionTeamsScholarship
AverageMenWomen
GolfNCAA IW-27,40029,158
SoftballNCAA I29,158--
BasketballNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
Swimming & DivingNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
Ice HockeyNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
TennisNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
LacrosseNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
Track & FieldNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
Cross CountryNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
RowingNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158
Field HockeyNCAA IW29,158--
SoccerNCAA IM/W-27,40029,158

Other Sports

female

Women's Club Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country Running, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming And Diving, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

male

Men's Club Sports

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cross-country Running, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming And Diving, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track And Field, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Yes
Greek sororities
Yes
Local fraternities
No
Local sororities
No