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BU School Information

School Facts

  • Operating Status: Currently operating

    Campus: Main campus (and distance learning)

    Institution Type: 3

  • Degree Type:

    Highest Degree —Doctoral

    Predominant Degree —Not primarily Baccalaureate or above

    Distance Education: On-campus and Online

Admissions

49%

19%

Admission Selectivity and Test Scores
SAT

84%

Average SAT Score Range

  • 1,780-2,050
  • 1,915

  • Average Score

ACT

40%

Average ACT Score

  • 26-31
  • 28

  • Average Score

Admission Requirement
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Required Required Required Yes

Academics

Graduation Rate
  • 79%

  • 84%

  • 85%

Degree Details

Available Fields of Study and Degrees

  • > Accounting Bachelor's Program
  • > Acting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Actuarial Science Master's Program
  • > Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Advanced General Dentistry Post Master's Program
  • > Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Advertising Master's Program
  • > Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > African-American/Black Studies Master's Program
  • > American/United States Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program
  • > Anatomy Master's Program
  • > Ancient Studies/Civilization Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Anthropology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Anthropology, Other Master's Program
  • > Archeology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Architectural History and Criticism, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Astronomy Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Astrophysics Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Program
  • > Audiology/Audiologist Master's Program
  • > Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Banking and Financial Support Services Master's Program
  • > Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law Master's Program
  • > Bible/Biblical Studies Master's Program
  • > Bilingual and Multilingual Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Biochemistry Master's Program
  • > Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Bachelor's Program
  • > Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Bioinformatics Master's Program
  • > Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Biophysics Master's Program
  • > Biostatistics Master's Program
  • > Biotechnology Master's Program
  • > Broadcast Journalism Master's Program
  • > Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Master's Program
  • > Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Master's Program
  • > Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • > Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other Master's Program
  • > Chemistry Teacher Education Bachelor's Program
  • > Chemistry, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Chemistry, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Cinematography and Film/Video Production Master's Program
  • > City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Master's Program
  • > Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Clinical Psychology Master's Program
  • > Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics Master's Program
  • > Communication, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Comparative Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Computer Engineering, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Science Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Software Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Master's Program
  • > Conducting Master's Program
  • > Conservation Biology Bachelor's Program
  • > Counseling Psychology
  • > Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Creative Writing Master's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Master's Program
  • > Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other Master's Program
  • > Curriculum and Instruction Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Dental Clinical Sciences, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician Bachelor's Program
  • > Dental Public Health and Education Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Dentistry
  • > Development Economics and International Development Master's Program
  • > Directing and Theatrical Production Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Drama and Dance Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Early Childhood Education and Teaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > East Asian Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Economics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Economics, Other Master's Program
  • > Education, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Electrical and Electronics Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Elementary Education and Teaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Endodontics/Endodontology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Engineering Mechanics Master's Program
  • > Engineering, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Engineering, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > English Language and Literature/Letters, Other Master's Program
  • > English/Language Arts Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Environmental Biology Bachelor's Program
  • > Environmental Health Master's Program
  • > Epidemiology Master's Program
  • > Financial Planning and Services Master's Program
  • > Fine and Studio Arts Management Master's Program
  • > Foreign Language Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Forensic Science and Technology Master's Program
  • > French Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Genetic Counseling/Counselor Master's Program
  • > Genetics, General Master's Program
  • > Geography Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Geophysics and Seismology Bachelor's Program
  • > German Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Graphic Design Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Health Communication Master's Program
  • > Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Health Teacher Education Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Health/Health Care Administration/Management Master's Program
  • > Historic Preservation and Conservation Master's Program
  • > History, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Hospitality Administration/Management, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Master's Program
  • > Hydrology and Water Resources Science Master's Program
  • > Immunology
  • > Information Science/Studies Master's Program
  • > Insurance Master's Program
  • > International and Comparative Education Master's Program
  • > International Business, Trade, and Tax Law Master's Program
  • > International Marketing Master's Program
  • > International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Investments and Securities Master's Program
  • > Italian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Italian Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Japanese Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Journalism Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Journalism, Other Master's Program
  • > Keyboard Instruments Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Latin American Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Latin Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Latin Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Law
  • > Legal Assistant/Paralegal Bachelor's Program
  • > Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other Master's Program
  • > Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Linguistics Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Management Information Systems, General Master's Program
  • > Manufacturing Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography Bachelor's Program
  • > Materials Engineering Master's Program
  • > Maternal and Child Health Master's Program
  • > Mathematics and Statistics, Other Master's Program
  • > Mathematics Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Mathematics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Mechanical Engineering Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology Master's Program
  • > Medical Scientist Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Medicine
  • > Molecular Biology Bachelor's Program
  • > Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Museology/Museum Studies Master's Program
  • > Music History, Literature, and Theory Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Performance, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Music Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music Theory and Composition Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Music, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Musicology and Ethnomusicology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Neurobiology and Anatomy Master's Program
  • > Neuroscience Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Nutrition Sciences Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Occupational Therapy/Therapist Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Orthodontics/Orthodontology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Painting Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Pathology/Experimental Pathology Master's Program
  • > Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Periodontics/Periodontology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Pharmacology Master's Program
  • > Philosophy Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Physical Therapy/Therapist Master's Program
  • > Physics, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Physiology, General Master's Program
  • > Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Pre-Dentistry Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Programs for Foreign Lawyers Master's Program
  • > Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Psychology, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Public Administration Master's Program
  • > Public Relations/Image Management Master's Program
  • > Radio and Television Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer Master's Program
  • > Reading Teacher Education Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) Master's Program
  • > Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Religion/Religious Studies Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Religious/Sacred Music Master's Program
  • > Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Program
  • > Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies Bachelor's Program
  • > Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Sculpture Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Social Sciences, General Master's Program
  • > Social Sciences, Other Bachelor's Program
  • > Social Studies Teacher Education Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Social Work Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Sociology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Program
  • > Stringed Instruments Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Systems Engineering Master's Program
  • > Systems Science and Theory Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Tax Law/Taxation Master's Program
  • > Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Master's Program
  • > Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Theatre/Theatre Arts Management Master's Program
  • > Theology/Theological Studies Master's Program
  • > Urban Studies/Affairs Bachelor's Program, Master's Program
  • > Visual and Performing Arts, General Bachelor's Program
  • > Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Master's Program, Post Master's Program
  • > Voice and Opera Bachelor's Program, Master's Program, Post Master's Program
Highest Degree Academic and Career Counselling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduate Study Abroad
Doctoral Yes Yes Yes Yes

Tuition, Cost and Financial Aid

  • Undergraduate Tuition
    • In-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $45,686.00

    • Out-of-State Tuition (2014-2015)

      $45,686.00

Financial Aid — Freshmen Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 2,235 59% $102,500.00 $11,809.00
Grant Aid 1,993 52% $57,494,765.00 $27,563.00
Student Loan - 43% $199,760.00 $5,618.00
Financial Aid — Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 9,379 52% $246,880,979.00 $26,323.00
Pell Grant Aid 2,587 14% $10,784,188.00 $4,169.00
Student Loan 7,231 40% $52,126,995.00 $7,209.00

Students

Student-Faculty Ratio

13 : 1

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Endowment per FTE Enrollment

$50,738

per student

Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2014 - 2015

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