Boston University

Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States, with over 29,000 students and in excess of 4,000 faculty members. The main campus is located on Boston’s Charles River. BU, as it is commonly known, was founded in 1839 by Methodist clergy and laymen, but is nonsectarian.

Research activity is significant, with expenditures of $553 million, almost $145 million of which is accounted for by Boston Medical Center's medical school faculty. BU offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degrees, along with dental and medical degrees through eighteen schools and colleges. 

University Profile

Ranking #91
University Name Boston University
Acronym BU
Year Established 1839
Motto Learning, Virtue, Piety
Colors Scarlet and white


Address One Sherborn Street, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Phone +1 (617) 353 2000
Fax +1 (617) 353 2053
Website Boston University Website
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International Students Allowed Yes
Gender Men and Women
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