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AddressOne Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Net Price
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Boston University Campus, Boston, MA
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $55,892. For graduate programs, its 2020 graduate school tuition and fees are $55,502.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $57,906. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $57,502.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $75,900. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where Computer Engineering program shows the highest salary with $80,000 after graduating from Boston University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
BU 2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Boston University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Boston University is 19% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 88%. Total 6,106 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics at BU
Admission Stats »19% Acceptance Rate / 27% Yield
Test Scores »1,425 SAT / 95 ACT
Graduation Rate »88%
Retention Rate94%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio10.00% (10 to 1)
Student Population »6,106 (5,143 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$33,085
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$75,900
Average Salary by Field of Study$22,700 - $80,000

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Boston University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at BU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
BU provides a number of student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at BU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Boston University.
BU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeYes
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity11,732

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