Boston University is a 4-year private school located in Boston, MA. It is an urban college that enrolls 17,983 undergraduate students. Admissions is very selective as the Boston U acceptance rate is 19%.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Boston University is Jan 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Boston U is Mar 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Boston University is 32. Students with an ACT score of 34 and above have a good chance of getting into Boston U. Students with an ACT score that falls between 30 and 34 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 30 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1580 and Above
1380 to 1580
1380 and Less
The median SAT score for Boston University students is 1462. Applicants with SAT scores of 1580 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Boston U, while applicants with SAT scores between 1380 to 1580 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1380 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Boston U.
The annual list price to attend Boston U on a full time basis for in state students is $51,590. This fee is comprised of $47,422 for tuition, $1,950 room and board , $1,000 for books and supplies, and $1,218 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Boston U is $51,590, the same as MA residents.
Wondering what life at Boston U is like? There are approximately 33,720 students enrolled at Boston U, including 17,983 undergraduate students and 15,737 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from MA and 11% percent of students are from other states.
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