Student Population by Gender

Boston University has a total of 32,718 enrolled students. By gender, 13,684 male and 19,034 female students (the male-female ratio is 42:58) are attending the school.
16,872 students have enrolled in undergraduate programs and 15,846 students joined graduate programs.
Total Student Enrolled By Gender
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total32,71816,87215,846
Men13,6847,0226,662
Women19,0349,8509,184
Boston University Student Population by Gender

Student Distribution by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, 12,490 White, 1,378 Black, and 4,710 Asian students out of a total of 32,718 are attending at Boston University. Comprehensive enrollment statistic data by race/ethnicity is shown in the next chart.
All Students Undergraduate Graduate
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (all students)
Boston University Student Population by Race
Boston University Demographics Pie Chart
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Undergraduate)
Boston University Undergraduate Student Population by Race
Boston University Undergraduate Demographics
Student Race/Ethnicity Distribution (Graduate)
Boston University Graduate Student Population by Race
Boston University Graduate Student Population Pie Chart

Transfer-in Students (Undergraduate)

Among 16,872 enrolled in undergraduate programs, 912 students have transferred-in from other institutions. The percentage of transfer-in students is 5.41%.908 students have transferred in as full-time status and 4 students transferred in as part-time status.
Transfer-in Students Population by Attendance Status

Student Age Distribution

All Students Undergraduate Graduate
By age category, 242 students are younger than 18 and 26 students are older than 65 at Boston University. It has 22,306 students aged under 25 and 10,412 students aged 25 and over out of 32,718 total students.
Students Age Distribution by Gender
Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
In undergraduate programs, 242 students are younger than 18 and 8 students are older than 65. BU has 16,374 undergraduate students aged under 25 and 498 students aged 25 and over.
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Boston University Student Population by Age
Boston University Student Population by Age Pie Chart
Undergraduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
Boston University Undergraduate Student Population by Age
Boston University Student Population by Age Pie Chart
It has 5,932 graduate students aged under 25 and 9,914 students aged 25 and over.
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Gender
Graduate Students Age Distribution by Attendance Status
Boston University Graduate Student Population by Age
Boston University Student Population by Age Pie Chart

Online Classes (Distance Learning) Enrollment

Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At Boston University, 2,849 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,138 students are enrolled in some online courses.
All StudentsEnrolled Exclusively Online Courses Enrolled in Some Online Courses
All Students32,7182,8491,138
Undergraduate16,87287180
Graduate15,8462,762958
Online Program Student Population
Boston University Online Student Population

Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Online Courses

702 students lived in Massachusetts or jurisdiction in which the school is located are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 2,147 students live in other State or outside of the United States.
Massachusetts ResidentsOther States in U.S. Outside of U.S.
All Students7021,784363
Undergraduate29499
Graduate6731,735354
Student Location Enrolled Exclusively In Distance Learning Course


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