• Year of estabishment

    1839
  • Staff

    10,000 apx
  • Acceptance Critieria

    Profile Dependent
  • Accomodation

    Yes

Boston University

Boston, US

  • College Address

    Boston, MA 02215, United States

  • College Website

    www.bu.edu

  • College contact

    +1 617-353-2000

Type

Private

Scholarship

Yes

No.of students

33,000 Apx

Intake

Aug/Sep 2015

Overview

Affiliated With The United Methodist Church, Boston University (BU) Is A Private Research University Located In Boston, Massachusetts. The Aim Of The University Is To Create Successful, Innovative And Resourceful Citizens Of The World.

BU Is Categorized As University With Very High Research Activity By The Carnegie Classification Of Institutions Of Higher Education. BU Is A Member Of The Boston Consortium For Higher Education and The Association Of American Universities.

The First University To Open To All Spanisions To Women, BU Holds Claim To 7 Nobel Laureates Including Martin Luther King, Jr. (PhD '55) And Elie Wiesel; 35 Pulitzer Prize Winners; 9 Academy, Emmy And Tony Award Winners Among Its Faculty And Alumni. BU Also Has MacArthur, Sloan, And Guggenheim Fellowship Holders As Well As American Academy Of Arts And Sciences And National Academy Of Sciences Members Among Its Past And Present Graduates And Faculty.

Populated By More Than Thirty Thousand Students From Around The World, Being Taught By Over Ten Thousand Prestigious And Qualified Faculty Members, BU Is One Of Boston's Largest Employers. The University Prides In Its Esteemed Faculty, Which Is A Group Of Dynamic Thinkers From Across The Globe. Their Dedication For Providing Accurate And Efficient Education Is Clearly Reflected In The Geared Up Spirit For Learning Among Their Students.

Times Higher Education Ranks It At 57th Place Among The World University Rankings In 2015. U.S. News & World Report Places It At 31st Position Among The Best National Universities.

Schools & Colleges

With More Than 250 Programs, The BU Academic Community Is Challenging And Competitive. The Courses Are Designed To Invoke Intellectuality And Innovative Skills Among Students. These Courses Are Spanided Under The Following Schools And Colleges:

·         College Of Arts And Sciences

·         College Of Communication

·         College Of Engineering

·         College Of Fine Arts

·         College Of General Studies

·         College Of Health An& Rehabilitation Sciences

·         Metropolitan College & Extended Education

·         Henry M. Goldman School Of Dental Medicine

·         School Of Education

·         Frederick S. Parderee School Of Global Studies

·         School Of Hospitality Administration

·         School Of Law

·         Questrom School Of Business

·         School Of Medicine

·         Division Of Graduate Medical Sciences

·         School Of Theology

·         School Of Social Work

·         School Of Public Health

·         Arvind And Chandan Nandlal Kilachand Honors College


BU Also Operates 75 Study Abroad Programs In More Than 33 Cities, In Over 20 Countries And Offers Internship Opportunities In 10 Different Countries (including The United States). It Was The First To Create A Study Abroad Program. Today It Sponsors 90 International Programs. Thus BU Has Built A Strong Global Platform For Its Students And Trains Them Well To Be A Part Of The Real World.

Campus

Spread Over 135 Acres, BU Has Two Campuses. The Main Campus Is Situated Along The Charles River In Boston's Fenway-Kenmore And Allston Neighborhoods. The Medical Campus, On The Hand, Is In Boston's South End Neighborhood.

With Its Mosaic Culture, The BU Campus Is Always Live And Happening. One Learns A Lot Of The Real World By Living In Such A Spanerse And Vibrant Surrounding. With More Than 500 Student Clubs, Shows, Lectures, Activities, Parties And Competitions, The Students Integrate Classroom Learning With Personality Development. The Environment Of The Campus Aims At Overall Development Of The Student Body, With The Perfect Balance Between Recreation And Academics.

The Boston University Terriers Compete In The NCAA's Division I. BU Athletic Teams Compete In The Patriot League, And Hockey East Conferences, And Their Mascot Is Rhett The Boston Terrier. Boston University Is Well Known For Men's Hockey, In Which It Has Won Five National Championships, Most Recently In 2009.

Accommodation

Only The Freshmen Are Obligated To Live On The Campus. However, 80 Per Cent Of The Student Population Continues Living On The Campus Only.

The University Strives To Provide The Best Living Conditions And Facilities On The Campus. The Residential Halls Are Well Furnished And Comfortable With Necessary Equipment.

 BU Residences Provide Safe And Easy Access To Study Groups, Library And Various Campus Activities And Events.

Alumni

The Well Acclaimed Alumni Of BU Serve And Improve The World. The Well Knit BU Alumni Association Works Together To Enrich The Experience Of The Current Students. Some Of The Prominent Names Of The BU Alumni Are:

·         Martin Luther King Jr., Civil Rights Activist, Minister

·         Alfre Woodard, Actress

·         Bill O?Reilly, Talk Show Host

·         Jhumpa Lahiri, Author

·         Anne Sexton, Poet

·         Tipper Gore, Photographer, Journalist

·         Rocco DiSpirito, Chef

·         Edward Brooke, U.S. Representative


Scholarships & Financial Aid

The University Provides Various Types Of Financial Aid And Scholarships To The Meritorious And Needy Students. Every Year BU Provides For At Least 40 Per Cent Of Its Full Time Undergraduates with Need-based Financial Aid.

Annually Students Are Encouraged To Apply For Prestigious, Nationally Competitive Scholarships And Fellowships.