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Boston University

Boston UniversityContact Information

Address: Boston University
One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-353-2000.

Website: http://www.bu.edu/

Degree Offered

  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • First Professional

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Students are from the following countries

  • 53.7% United States
  • 9.6% India
  • 3.2% China
  • 2.6% United Kingdom
  • 2.3% Pakistan
  • 2.2% Germany
  • 1.8% Iran
  • 1.5% Canada
  • 1.1% Indonesia
  • 1.0% Australia
  • 1.0% Bangladesh
  • 0.9% South Korea
  • 0.9% Sweden
  • 0.9% Netherlands
  • 0.8% Russia
  • 0.7% Italy
  • 0.7% Japan
  • 0.7% Iraq
  • 0.7% Turkey
  • 0.7% Saudi Arabia
  • 0.6% Venezuela
  • 0.5% Malaysia
  • 11.9% OTHER

Boston University Tuition

The tuition and fees for Boston University is $38,440.

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Admissions Profiles

Selectivity  
Selectivity: more selective
Fall 2008 Acceptance rate: 54.3%
Early decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students): N/A
Fall 2008 Applications, Acceptances, and Enrollments  
Number of applicants: 38,010
Number of applicants accepted: 20,640
Freshman enrollment for Fall 2008: 4,131
Percent of incoming freshmen who applied by either early acceptance or early action: N/A
Number of male applicants: 15,420
Number of male applicants accepted for Fall 2008: 8,073
Male freshman enrollment: 1,643
Number of female applicants: 22,590
Number of female applicants accepted: 12,567
Female freshman enrollment: 2,488
Wait List  
Does the school have a waiting list? Yes
Number of applicants placed on a waiting list: 2,991
Number of students on the wait list accepted: 1,467
Number of students enrolled from a waiting list: 557
High School Rank  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school class standing: 39%
2008 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 55%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2008): 87%
Freshmen in top 50 percent of high school class (2008): 99%
High School GPA  
Percent of first-year students submitting high school GPA: 100%
Average high school GPA: 3.5
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average SAT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting SAT scores: 90%
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range: 580-670
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 600-690
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 590-680
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range: 8-10
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 700-800 range: 15%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 600-699 range: 51%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 500-599 range: 30%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 400-499 range: 4%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Critical Reading scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 700-800 range: 23%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 600-699 range: 55%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 500-599 range: 21%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 400-499 range: 1%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 300-399 range: 0%
Percent with SAT Math scores in the 200-299 range: 0%
Fall 2008 Freshmen Average ACT Scores  
Percent of first-year students submitting ACT scores 35%
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range: 26-30
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 26-31
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range: 25-30
Percent with ACT English scores in the 30-36 range: 40%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 24-29 range: 50%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 18-23 range: 10%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 12-17 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT English scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 30-36 range: 28%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 24-29 range: 62%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 18-23 range: 10%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 12-17 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Math scores below 6: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 30-36 range: 28%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 24-29 range: 66%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 18-23 range: 6%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 12-17 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores in the 6-11 range: 0%
Percent with ACT Composite scores below 6: 0%

TOEFL
TOEFL requirement? N/A
May the TOEFL be submitted in place of the SAT or ACT? No
Minimum TOEFL score required (paper test): N/A
Minimum TOEFL score required (computer test): 215
Average TOEFL score (paper test): N/A
Average TOEFL score (computer test): 252

Boston University Accreditation and Tuition Expenses 

 
 
 

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