Boston University

Men's D1 Coach: Kevin Nylen
10 / 10
18,515 Undergrads / 34,657 Students
9 / 10
$29,154 Net Price
10 / 10
22% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Patriot League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
84% / 88%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Events By Boston University Coaches
Jul 7-10 '19
Newton, MA
Men's 13-18
Jul 31-Aug 3 '19
Newton, MA
Men's 13-18
One Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215, Boston, MA, 02215 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • United Kingdom
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • IBM
  • State Street
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Oracle
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • EMC
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Microsoft
  • Bank of America
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
590 - 680
680 - 780
1270 - 1440
31 - 35
27 - 33
30 - 33

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 690 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 64,481 26,432 38,049
% Admitted 22% 23% 22%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 26% 25%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.62
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (22%)
    Communication & Journalism (15%)
    Social Sciences (13%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Health Professions (7%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Education (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$53,948
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$15,720
    Personal Expenses$1,950
    Sticker Price$72,618

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    58% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship52%$41,036
    Federal Grants18%$6,934
    Pell Grants18%$4,781
    Other Federal17%$2,377
    State & Local Grants4%$2,534
    Institutional Grants51%$38,887
    Student Loans32%$11,099
    Federal Loans30%$5,318
    Other Loans7%$26,485

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $2.18 Billion $62,882

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,625.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $23,500 $272

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with soccer is 5.7%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,198 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $65,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.73 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 84% of students graduate on time.

    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 12 11
    Fondling 3 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 4 3
    Burglary 19 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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