Boston University

Boston University (also known as BU or Boston U) is a non-profit, private education institution of higher learning located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church but accepts students of all faiths and backgrounds. The university has two urban campuses, one located in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood and another in Boston's South End neighborhood.

With over 33,000 students and a faculty of 3,800, Boston University is not only one of the largest universities in Massachusetts, it's also one of the state's largest employers. Through its 18 academic schools, BU offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in hundreds of disciplines and fields of study. It also offers professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, law and business.

BU is categorized a research university with 'Very High Research Activity' by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and has an annual research budget in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Most research conducted at BU is performed by graduate students and faculty.

Boston University was ranked 43rd in the nation and 71st in the world by Academic Ranking of World Universities. The university's law school was ranked 22nd in the nation and hosts six law journals. Boston University is consistently ranked among the top universities in the nation by major college ranking publications including and U.S. News & World Report.

Questrom School of Business

The Questrom School of Business at Boston University offers a world-class business education for students and professionals seeking to enhance their business skills, knowledge and accumen in preparation for career advancement opportunities. Questrom offers both undergraduate and graduate level business training and degree programs. At the undergraduate level, Questrom offers a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with specializations in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, Busines Law, General Management and International Management. At the graduate level, the school offers a full-time MBA program, Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS), Master of Science in Mathematical Finance (MSMF) and several PhD degrees in business. Students also have the opportunities to enroll in one of 10 MBA dual degree programs.

Online Degrees ad Digital Learning at BU

Boston University now provides a world-class education within the reach of anyone who has access to an internet enabled computer through its flexible online learning portal. At Boston University students can work toward the completion of a degree, or complete individual courses, remotely from the comfort of their home or office. Boston University offers online degree, online degree completion and online certificate programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Professional development and individual self improvement courses are also available online.

General Information

Phone Number: (617) 353-2000
Address: One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 2215
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 18,000+ undergrad, 14,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 37,967
Out-of-State Tuition $ 37,982
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural History and Criticism
City, Community and Regional Planning
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Cell Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
Cell Cellular and Molecular Biology
Conservation Biology
Environmental Biology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Financial Planning and Services
Hospitality Administration Management
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
International Marketing
Investments and Securities
Management Information Systems
Communication and Journalism
Broadcast Journalism
Health Communication
Public Relations
Radio and Television
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science Studies
Adult and Continuing Education
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education Of Hearing Impaired
Education and Teaching
Educational Instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
General Science Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
International and Comparative Education
Latin Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Teacher Education and Professional Development - Specific Subject Areas
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Software Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
General Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Systems Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
English Language and Literature Letters
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
East Asian Studies
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Regional Studies (us, Canadian, Foreign)
Russian, European and Eurasian Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
Athletic Training Trainer
Audiology Audiologist
Audiology Audiologist and Speech-language Pathology Pathologist
Clinical Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Clinical Sciences
Dental Laboratory Technology Technician
Dental Public Health and Education
Endodontics Endodontology
Environmental Health
Genetic Counseling Counselor
Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Services Allied Health Health Sciences
Kinesiotherapy Kinesiotherapist
Maternal and Child Health
Medical Scientist
Occupational Therapy Therapist
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Orthodontics Orthodontology
Pediatric Dentistry Pedodontics
Periodontics Periodontology
Physical Therapy Therapist
Pre-dentistry Studies
Pre-medicine Pre-medical Studies
Prosthodontics Prosthodontology
Radiologic Technology Science - Radiographer
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling Counselor
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Forensic Science and Technology
Legal Professions and Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
Legal Assistant Paralegal
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
Programs For Foreign Lawyers
Tax Law Taxation
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Museology Museum Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Systems Science and Theory
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
General Culinary Arts Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences
Geology Earth Science
Geophysics and Seismology
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Counseling Psychology
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Work
Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
Urban Studies Affairs
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible Biblical Studies
Religious Sacred Music
Theology Theological Studies

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