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Boston University (BU)

Boston, Massachusetts
Other University details
Offers 54 Bachelor Courses

Engineering & Technology

General Engineering Management Information Systems Biomedical Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Interdisciplinary Engineering Manufacturing Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Business & Finance

Finance Public Relations Accounting Management Advertising Economics International Relations Marketing

Natural Sciences

Physics Statistics Mathematics Biology Chemistry

Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Environmental Science


Music Performance Art History Graphic Design Music


Early Childhood Education English/Education Special Education Mathematics Education Music Education Science Education Social Studies/Education Art Education Bilingual Education Chemistry Teacher Education Elementary Education Mathematics/Mathematics Education


Philosophy Political Science Religion American Studies Anthropology History

Languages and literature

English Latin American Studies Linguistics

Medicine & Health Sciences

Health Sciences Neuroscience

Social Sciences

Psychology Sociology

Sports & Nutrition

Physical Education Athletic Training Exercise Science

Typical application profile

class rank in top 20% GPA=B+ to A SAT=1300-1600 ACT=29 accepts 40% or less applicants.
Score ranges of accepted students
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Composite 29
Out Of : 36
English 30
Out Of : 36
Math 29
Out Of : 36
Writing 28
Out Of : 36
Average Scores
Score Distribution
Critical Reading 624
Out Of : 200 - 800
Math 672
Out Of : 200 - 800
Combined 1944
Out Of : 1600
Writing 648
Out Of : 200 - 800
Requirements for international students
  • Application Fees 80 USD
  • Financial Aid offered to international student yes
  • Number of international student who received aid 144
  • Application Deadline for fall Jan 1
  • Priority Date for financial Aid N/A
  • Average amount of aid received 314,681.92 USD
Test Minimum Score Required
Cost of Attendance
  • Student required to live in School housing yes
  • University offeres on-campus housing yes
  • University campus housing capacity 11446
Student profile for Admission
  • Number of applications received : 54190
  • Number of students offered admission : 18701
  • Number of students who enrolled : 3915
Factors Considered for admission
  • Secondary school record Very important
  • Class rank Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Standardized test scores Important
  • Essay Important
Non Academic
  • Particular talent/ability Very important
  • Character/personal qualities Considered
  • Alumni/ae relationship Considered
  • Interview Considered
  • Extracurricular activities Considered