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Boston University

Boston, MA

Campus Life

  • Setting
    Urban
  • Undergraduate Students
    17,668
  • Average Per Year for Campus Housing
    $18,110
  • Sports
    Club, Intercollegiate, Intramural and NCAA Division I


Housing

Average Housing Cost

$18,110 per year

First-Years in College Housing

99%

Housing Options
  • Apartments For Single Students
  • Coed Housing
  • Cooperative Housing
  • Gender Neutral Housing
  • Living Learning Communities
  • Special Housing For Disabled Students
  • Theme Housing
  • Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)
  • Women's Housing


Extracurricular

Sports

The sports programs offered and athletic scholarships available are below.

  • No sports found
Activities
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Army ROTC
  • Campus Ministries
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film
  • International Student Organization
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Marching Band
  • Model UN
  • Music Ensembles
  • Musical Theater
  • Naval ROTC
  • Opera
  • Pep Band
  • Radio Station
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Television Station
  • Yearbook

Student Body

  • Total Undergrad Students

    17,668

  • Total Graduate Students

    18,255

  • Full-Time Students

    17,415

  • Part-Time Students

    725

Race and Ethnicity
  • Black or African American

    5%

  • Asian

    20%

  • Hispanic or Latino

    11%

  • Multiracial

    5%

  • Native American

    Less than 1%

  • Pacific Islander

    Less than 1%

  • Unknown

    4%

  • White

    33%

  • International (Non-Citizen)

    23%

Student Primary Residence
  • Out-of-State

    78%



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