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Contact Information

Boston University
One Sherborn St.
Boston, MA 02215
URL: www.bu.edu
General Phone: (617)353-2000
Admissions: (617)353-2300
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Fast Facts

Control: Private (nonprofit)
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Large City
(250,000+ residents)
Calendar System: Semester
HBCU: No
Year Founded: 1839
School Colors: Scarlet, White
School Nickname: Terriers

Student Body (Fall 2008)

Total Student Population
(31,766 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 18,534
Graduates 11,002
Professional 2,230
Total Students 31,766
Part-Time 412
Full-Time 16,062
African American 484
American Indian 49
Asian American 2,257
Caucasian 8,651
Hispanic American 1,148
International 1,187
Not Specified 2,698
Male 6,390
Female 9,672

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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