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Boston University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Boston University -- independent, coeducational, and non-sectarian -- is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research located along the banks of the Charles River and adjacent to the historic Back Bay district of Boston. With more than 30,000 students from all 50 states and 135 countries, it is one of the largest independent universities in the United States. For over 150 years, Boston University has anticipated the changing needs of its students while serving the greater needs of society. As one of the nation's premier research universities, Boston University believes that all students benefit by learning from dedicated teachers who are actively engaged in original research. The University's learning environment is further enriched by an extraordinary array of direct involvements with the broader artistic, economic, social, intellectual, and educational life of the community. These relationships provide a distinctly practical edge to the University's educational and research programs, while enhancing the life and vitality of one of the world's great cities. Boston University's policies provide for equal opportunity and affirmative action in employment and admission to all programs of the University.
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 4 categories.
Research
Facilities
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
64
2012
79=
2013
78
2014
91
2015
71.10
Overall Score
78.5
Academic Reputation
85.6
Employer Reputation
62.5
Faculty Student
73.7
International Students
71.2
Citations per Faculty
30
2015
24
2016
77.60
Overall Score
64.9
Academic Reputation
66.9
Employer Reputation
89
Citations per Paper
82.4
H-index Citations
28
2013
38
2014
35
2015
81.10
Overall Score
78.2
Academic Reputation
70.9
Employer Reputation
88.6
Citations per Paper
82.2
H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,071
International
145

Number of students

27,938
Postgraduate 39%
Undergraduate 61%

Number of international students

6,140
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 53%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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