Boston University (BU) 

United States of America - Massachusetts

top General Information

Address

Street:One Silber Way

City:Boston

Province:Massachusetts

Post Code:02215

Tel.:+1(617) 353-2000

Fax:+1(617) 353-2053

Email:admissions@bu.edu; intadmis@bu.edu

WWW:http://www.bu.edu

Other Sites

Also Study Abroad programmes. Courses for foreign students: Center for English Language Orientation programmes. Centres of Boston University in: London, Brussels, Paris, Beer Sheva-Israel, Rome, and Saragossa

Institution Funding

Private

History

Founded 1839 as Methodist General Biblical Institute, became Theological Seminary 1867, and acquired present status and title 1869.

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. TOEFL test for foreign students

Tuition Fees

National:Undergraduate, 44,880 per annum; Graduate, 43,970 per annum.

Language(s)

English

Accrediting Agency

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Robert A. Brown

Job title:President


Senior Administrative Officer : Jean Morrison

Job title:Provost

top Divisions

College : Arts and Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, Statistics


College : Arvind and Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Honors

Fields of study:Film, Fine Arts, Literature, Philosophy, Psychology


College : Communication

Fields of study:Advertising and Publicity, Film, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting


College : Engineering

Fields of study:Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Analysis


College : Fine Arts

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts


College : General Studies

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Linguistics, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Speech Studies


College : Health and Rehabilitation Science

Fields of study:Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Pathology, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Sports

More details:Sargent


College : Metropolitan

Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Art Management, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cooking and Catering, Criminal Law, E- Business/Commerce, Economics, English, Finance, Health Sciences, History, Information Technology, Insurance, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Protective Services, Psychology, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Tourism, Town Planning, Urban Studies


Department/Division : Graduate Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Medicine, Natural Sciences


Department/Division : Military Education

Fields of study:Military Science


Graduate School : Arts and Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, International Studies, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Religion, Romance Languages, Sociology, Statistics


School : Dental Medicine

Fields of study:Cell Biology, Dental Hygiene, Dental Technology, Dentistry, Molecular Biology, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Periodontics

More details:Henry M. Goldman


School : Education

Fields of study:Education, Teacher Training


School : Global Studies

Fields of study:International Studies, Regional Studies

More details:Frederick S. Pardee


School : Hospitality Administration

Fields of study:Hotel and Restaurant


School : Law

Fields of study:Law


School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Behavioural Sciences, Business Administration, Finance, Information Management, Information Technology, Law, Management, Marketing


School : Medicine

Fields of study:Medicine


School : Public Health

Fields of study:Child Care and Development, Community Health, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethics, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Human Rights, Law, Public Health, Social Sciences, Statistics


School : Social Work

Fields of study:Social Work


School : Theology

Fields of study:Theology

top Degrees

Certificate (Sub-bachelor or vocational)


Diploma (Sub-bachelor or vocational)


Bachelor's Degree


First Professional Degree

Fields of study:Conducting, Dentistry, Dietetics, European Union Law, Law, Medicine, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Sports, Theology


Post-bachelor's Diploma/Certificate

Fields of study:Administration, Art Management, Behavioural Sciences, Computer Science, Display and Stage Design, English, Foreign Languages Education, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Literacy Education, Marketing, Museum Studies, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Community Services, Social Work


Master's Degree

Fields of study:Actuarial Science, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, African American Studies, Anatomy, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, Art Education, Art Management, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Banking, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Cinema and Television, Classical Languages, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Conducting, Criminal Law, Curriculum, Dentistry, Dermatology, Design, Development Studies, Dietetics, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education of the Handicapped, Educational Administration, Educational Technology, English, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, European Union Law, Film, Finance, Fiscal Law, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, French, French Studies, Geography, Graphic Design, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Business, International Law, International Relations, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Latin American Studies, Law, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Music, Music Education, Music Theory and Composition, Musicology, Native Language Education, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Painting and Drawing, Pathology, Peace and Disarmament, Performing Arts, Periodontics, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Preschool Education, Production Engineering, Psychology, Public Health, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Science Education, Sculpture, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Speech Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Teacher Training, Theology, Town Planning, Urban Studies, Writing


Certificate of Advanced Study

Fields of study:Dental Technology, Dentistry, Development Studies, Education of the Handicapped, Educational Technology, Humanities and Social Science Education, Literacy Education, Music Education, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Periodontics, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Health, Science Education, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Surgery


Doctorate

Fields of study:American Studies, Anatomy, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Astronomy and Space Science, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Curriculum, Dentistry, Dermatology, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education of the Handicapped, Educational Administration, Educational and Student Counselling, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, English, Epidemiology, French, Genetics, Geography (Human), Health Education, Health Sciences, History, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Literacy Education, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Music, Musicology, Native Language Education, Neurology, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Orthodontics, Orthopaedics, Pathology, Periodontics, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physiology, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, Speech Studies, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Surgery, Systems Analysis, Teacher Training, Theology, Town Planning

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Careers Guidance

Library

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

Boston University Today

Bostonia

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2013-2014

Full Time Total:2487

Students

Statistics Year:2013-2014

Total:32411

Updated on 11-12-2014