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One of only three universities in Boston and Cambridge named to the prestigious Association of American Universities

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Within six months of graduation, 96% of students found employment or placement in graduate programs, military service, or fellowships


Ranking among national universities by?U.S. News & World Report

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need met for admitted first-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents

New, expanded aid

You Can Afford BU.

Introducing affordableBU. Financial aid that meets your full need. 100%. Because we believe that everyone admitted to BU deserves the opportunity to attend BU, regardless of your family’s means. Toward that goal, we’re offering new expanded financial aid packages.

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How to Apply

From reviewing program requirements to completing the Common or Coalition Applications and financial aid forms, everything you need to apply is right here.

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See Yourself at Boston University

The best way to know if BU is the place for you is to visit. Take a walk down Comm Ave and feel for yourself the energy buzzing up and down our urban, dynamic campus. It's all here, waiting for you!

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Upcoming Events

We offer a variety of events for you and your family to learn more about BU, from daily campus tours to special virtual events.

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Is BU for you?

Are you looking to change the world? Want to study at a globally recognized university? Ready to challenge yourself and take your education to a whole new level? Take the next steps to make it happen.