Boston, MA
Boston University


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Recent Reviews

Briah
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I come from a small town in Georgia and Boston University is about as different as different could be from everything I had e...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I come from a small town in Georgia and Boston University is about as different as different could be from everything I had experienced previously and I love it. There is always something to do on campus and the inner city is just a T ride or a quick walk away. Social scene aside, the academics and professors at Boston University are incredible and truly dedicate themselves to helping their students learn.

Raihana
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It's an amazing school with a beautiful campus, helpful professors, excellent academics and diverse extracurricular activitie...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's an amazing school with a beautiful campus, helpful professors, excellent academics and diverse extracurricular activities. The campus is large and spacious with a lot of buildings and great architecture. The professors are understanding, compassionate and helpful. They have their student's best interest at heart and are willing to do what it takes to help them succeed.

Naomi
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I will be attending Boston University in the fall, and I am super excited! The school is amazing from what I have experienced...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I will be attending Boston University in the fall, and I am super excited! The school is amazing from what I have experienced and from the conversations I have had with current students and faculty, even those not on the admissions staff. The campus is super accessible and easy to navigate, it's extremely hard to get lost and most things are centrally located. The university itself has a ton of resources for students in terms of academics (well-stocked libraries, active advisors, experienced professors), recreation (big sports culture, club sports, cool music scene, a TON of student-led groups), and job experience (internships and campus work opportunities) both on-campus, in the flourishing city of Boston, and even abroad (the study abroad program has so many countries to travel to and you can intern abroad too)!

Helena
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When I visited the campus, I was very impressed by the campus setting in the city and the friendliness. The 5 dining halls an...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

When I visited the campus, I was very impressed by the campus setting in the city and the friendliness. The 5 dining halls and the mass amounts of options to choose from make the campus more comforting. I'm very excited to become a part of the campus.

Lindsey
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Boston University is a great place to get your degree, but prepare to be somewhat miserable during a couple years because it ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Boston University is a great place to get your degree, but prepare to be somewhat miserable during a couple years because it takes quite a while to find your niche. The diversity is not great, and the winters are horrible, but it's worth the learning experience.

Bob
What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

It's honestly really difficult to answer this question because I absolutely love my experience at BU so far! However, if I ha...

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

It's honestly really difficult to answer this question because I absolutely love my experience at BU so far! However, if I had to point out the worst thing, it would be the cost of living. Boston is so expensive!

Snow
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It is garenteed that you will lose your clothes in the Boston University fitness center if it is a branded named jacks. The m...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It is garenteed that you will lose your clothes in the Boston University fitness center if it is a branded named jacks. The managers at the BU fitness center never smiles. (That always look angry, it is like you own them 1 million dollars ) If you buy a fitness class pass, I will find yourself many times go there in vain because the classes are many times canceled

Feven
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I have wanted to become a medical practitioner since I went to Awasa, the countryside of Ethiopia, with my mom and came acros...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have wanted to become a medical practitioner since I went to Awasa, the countryside of Ethiopia, with my mom and came across women that did not have the appropriate dental care. My mother was a registered dental assistant and felt a responsibility to help the women with their dental care. I was awe stricken because the gratitude that the women showed my mother was heart-felt and sincere. I knew that this is the kind of affect that I would like to have on people. As I began my college research process, I came across Boston University. The way in which this university prepares students for the medical field was very enthralling. The most intriguing aspect of this university was the 7-year accelerated medical program. The excellent support from attentive and considerate faculty, initially ignited my desire for a proper education at Boston University. Another reason as to why BU is a good fit for me is the Division I Women's Basketball. I have always loved sports and I have played basketball all throughout high school, so even if I am not good enough to make the team, I would still support and continue to be captivated by the games being played. All in all, I believe that BU's medical program, the faculty's dedication for student success, and the athletics environment at Boston University are the reasons why BU is a good fit for me.

Joy
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An academically rigorous school, with a very expensive standard for cost of living on campus. The campus is too large to feel...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

An academically rigorous school, with a very expensive standard for cost of living on campus. The campus is too large to feel like a true college campus or build a sense of community. It's hard to secure adequate financial aid that doesn't involve all members of the family going into debt.

Manjot
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It's a great school. The education is amazing and the professors are highly qualified to teach. Your peers are also intellige...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It's a great school. The education is amazing and the professors are highly qualified to teach. Your peers are also intelligent and you can have great conversations with them. There's also a club for everyone, there are so many on campus groups that you will eventually find somewhere you love. And if you don't, the resources are available for you to create a club or organization! You'll find your people eventually, it's hard to be lonely here.

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  • Enrollment
  • 17,944
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $50,240
  • Acceptance rate
  • 29%

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