• Rank: # 110th QS Survey
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Boston University

Boston University (BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses.Boston University is no small operation. With over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 130 countries, nearly 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming, always in high gear. Meet the people and places that keep the University running smoothly.Boston University defines an international student to be a non-US citizen or non-US Permanent Resident Green Card Holder. Exceptions apply if you are currently in the US in one of the following statuses: Refugee, Asylum, Parolee, or Confidential Entrant.You are eligible to apply for admission to Boston University as an international undergraduate student if you’ve completed the equivalent of a United States secondary school education (approximately 12 years of formal education starting at age six) or are a GED recipient or completed a secondary school equivalency exam. You must have either an appropriate diploma or leaving certificates. - Check out International Education opportunities at Boston University on Univariety.

Ranking

# 110th

QS Survey 2021

# 98th

QS Survey 2020

# 37th

US News 2018

# 70th

Times Higher 2018

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

To gain admission into the esteemed Boston University:
English Proficiency Testing Results:
English is the language of instruction at Boston University. You must be able to understand rapid, idiomatic English and express yourself clearly in speech and writing.
If your first language or the primary language spoken in your home is not English, you must take either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Boston University accepts results for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) as evidence of English proficiency.
Internet-based TOEFL exam (iBT):Students who are most competitive for admission will have a composite score of at least 90-100 and minimum scores of 20 in each section. The Board of Admissions looks closely at the score for each section as well as for consistency across all subscores within each single language proficiency test.Indicate on the TOEFL registration form that you want your test results sent directly to Boston University. The TOEFL code for Boston University is 3087.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
In lieu of the TOEFL exam, you may submit the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). A score of 7 or higher will also satisfy BU’s English Language proficiency requirement for all programs. Learn more on the IELTS website.

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Dates for Applications

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Campus

Campus Facts

135

(Acres) Main Campus Size

2

Number of Campuses

1839

Established Year

Weather

4°C

Winter Day Temp.

-4°C

Winter Night Temp

13°C

Spring Day Temp.

5°C

Spring Night Temp.

26°C

Summer Day Temp.

17°C

Summer Ngt Temp.

16°C

Autumn Day Temp.

8°C

Autumn Ngt Temp.

Student Diversity

41:59

Male : Female

21.5%

Int. Students

32,158

Total Students

25,984

Full Time Students

44 %

White

11 %

Asian

8 %

Latin American

4 %

African American

Cost of Living

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Cost of Living in city

$14,520

Living cost of campus

Contact Details

Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, 02215

Phone: + 1- 617- 353-2300
College Website