164988

Boston University

BostonMassachusettsUnited States
Private Non-profitMain Campushttp://www.bu.edu
Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Demographics

Population
16 716
Female:
61%
Male:
39%

Fields of Study

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Class Size
891
Median Debt
$25 000
Median Earnings
$56 300
Monthly Loan Payment
$259
Monthly Earnings
4,692

Communication and Media Studies

Class Size
337
Median Debt
$24 500
Median Earnings
$42 900
Monthly Loan Payment
$254
Monthly Earnings
3,575

Economics

Class Size
249
Median Debt
$25 000
Median Earnings
$50 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$259
Monthly Earnings
4,167

Psychology, General

Class Size
217
Median Debt
$25 864
Median Earnings
$33 700
Monthly Loan Payment
$268
Monthly Earnings
2,808

Law

Class Size
216
Median Debt
$110 891
Median Earnings
$81 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$1 292
Monthly Earnings
6,767

International Relations and National Security Studies

Class Size
198
Median Debt
$26 833
Median Earnings
$36 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$278
Monthly Earnings
3,017

Dentistry

Class Size
182
Median Debt
$267 680
Median Earnings
$118 400
Monthly Loan Payment
$3 119
Monthly Earnings
9,867

Medicine

Class Size
159
Median Debt
$203 570
Median Earnings
$59 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$2 372
Monthly Earnings
4,917

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Class Size
156
Median Debt
$24 402
Median Earnings
$32 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$253
Monthly Earnings
2,667

Computer Science

Class Size
154
Median Debt
$25 000
Median Earnings
$78 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$259
Monthly Earnings
6,517

Mechanical Engineering

Class Size
149
Median Debt
$26 870
Median Earnings
$66 900
Monthly Loan Payment
$279
Monthly Earnings
5,575

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions

Class Size
133
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$36 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,017

Biology, General

Class Size
127
Median Debt
$26 515
Median Earnings
$31 600
Monthly Loan Payment
$275
Monthly Earnings
2,633

Hospitality Administration/Management

Class Size
124
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$44 800
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,733

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

Class Size
121
Median Debt
$24 000
Median Earnings
$35 700
Monthly Loan Payment
$249
Monthly Earnings
2,975

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Class Size
114
Median Debt
$25 832
Median Earnings
$55 300
Monthly Loan Payment
$268
Monthly Earnings
4,608

Journalism

Class Size
108
Median Debt
$24 475
Median Earnings
$33 500
Monthly Loan Payment
$254
Monthly Earnings
2,792

Mathematics

Class Size
97
Median Debt
$25 000
Median Earnings
$44 400
Monthly Loan Payment
$259
Monthly Earnings
3,700

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

Class Size
96
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$35 700
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
2,975

Political Science and Government

Class Size
95
Median Debt
$25 750
Median Earnings
$38 900
Monthly Loan Payment
$267
Monthly Earnings
3,242

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Class Size
86
Median Debt
$26 963
Median Earnings
$39 500
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,292

Computer Engineering

Class Size
81
Median Debt
$26 892
Median Earnings
$80 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$279
Monthly Earnings
6,667

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Class Size
65
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

English Language and Literature, General

Class Size
65
Median Debt
$22 915
Median Earnings
$34 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$238
Monthly Earnings
2,850

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Class Size
62
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$22 700
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
1,892

Social Work

Class Size
61
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Class Size
55
Median Debt
$24 750
Median Earnings
$52 600
Monthly Loan Payment
$257
Monthly Earnings
4,383

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Class Size
51
Median Debt
$24 944
Median Earnings
$67 800
Monthly Loan Payment
$259
Monthly Earnings
5,650

History

Class Size
49
Median Debt
$26 920
Median Earnings
$28 100
Monthly Loan Payment
$279
Monthly Earnings
2,342

Social Sciences, Other

Class Size
48
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology

Class Size
43
Median Debt
$25 500
Median Earnings
$28 500
Monthly Loan Payment
$265
Monthly Earnings
2,375

Philosophy

Class Size
42
Median Debt
$22 380
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$232
Monthly Earnings
0

Sociology

Class Size
40
Median Debt
$26 000
Median Earnings
$39 600
Monthly Loan Payment
$270
Monthly Earnings
3,300

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Class Size
39
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Fine and Studio Arts

Class Size
38
Median Debt
$24 500
Median Earnings
$23 100
Monthly Loan Payment
$254
Monthly Earnings
1,925

Music

Class Size
33
Median Debt
$23 521
Median Earnings
$29 600
Monthly Loan Payment
$244
Monthly Earnings
2,467

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods

Class Size
29
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$36 100
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,008

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas

Class Size
29
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$40 900
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,408

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Class Size
27
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Design and Applied Arts

Class Size
26
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$39 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,250

Chemistry

Class Size
26
Median Debt
$26 760
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$278
Monthly Earnings
0

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Class Size
25
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions

Class Size
24
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions

Class Size
24
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Finance and Financial Management Services

Class Size
22
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other

Class Size
22
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Physics

Class Size
21
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Communication Disorders Sciences and Services

Class Size
18
Median Debt
$25 437
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$264
Monthly Earnings
0

Nutrition Sciences

Class Size
18
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Social Sciences, Other

Class Size
17
Median Debt
$26 304
Median Earnings
$40 800
Monthly Loan Payment
$273
Monthly Earnings
3,400

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Class Size
16
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Area Studies

Class Size
16
Median Debt
$21 824
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$226
Monthly Earnings
0

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

Class Size
16
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Anthropology

Class Size
16
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Special Education and Teaching

Class Size
16
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
0

Marketing

Class Size
15
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Computer and Information Sciences, General

Class Size
13
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Class Size
12
Median Debt
$26 250
Median Earnings
$31 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$272
Monthly Earnings
2,583

Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management

Class Size
12
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Architectural History and Criticism

Class Size
11
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Area Studies

Class Size
10
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Class Size
10
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Class Size
9
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Computer Software and Media Applications

Class Size
9
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Archeology

Class Size
9
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians

Class Size
9
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Medical Illustration and Informatics

Class Size
8
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Classical and Ancient Studies

Class Size
7
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Religion/Religious Studies

Class Size
7
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences

Class Size
6
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Class Size
6
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Class Size
6
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Class Size
6
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Class Size
5
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Class Size
5
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Class Size
5
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions

Class Size
4
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions

Class Size
4
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies

Class Size
3
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

Class Size
3
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Urban Studies/Affairs

Class Size
2
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Class Size
2
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Class Size
2
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

Class Size
2
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language

Class Size
1
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Engineering, Other

Class Size
1
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

International Relations and National Security Studies

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Physical Sciences, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Accounting and Related Services

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Education, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Counseling Psychology

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Dental Support Services and Allied Professions

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Engineering, General

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Systems Science and Theory

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Research and Experimental Psychology

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$34 100
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
2,842

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$33 800
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
2,817

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$30 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
2,500

Hospitality Administration/Management

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Visual and Performing Arts, General

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Computer Engineering

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Legal Support Services

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Human Resources Management and Services

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Social Work

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$37 000
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
3,083

Education, General

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$27 000
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$280
Monthly Earnings
0

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Manufacturing Engineering

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Theological and Ministerial Studies

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$28 000
Median Earnings
$37 200
Monthly Loan Payment
$326
Monthly Earnings
3,100

Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Theology and Religious Vocations, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Engineering, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Geography and Cartography

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Music

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Class Size
0
Median Debt
$0
Median Earnings
$0
Monthly Loan Payment
$0
Monthly Earnings
0

Admissions

Average SAT Score
1 401
Acceptance Rate
25.1%

SAT 25th Percentile

Math: 660Verbal: 640Writing: 0

SAT Midpoint

Math: 710Verbal: 680Writing: 0

SAT 75th Percentile

Math: 760Verbal: 720Writing: 0

Costs

Average Cost of Attendance
$67 879
Tuition
$52 082
Tuition (Out of State)
$52 082

Average Net Price

$37 065