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Boston University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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
91
2016
89
2017
81
2018
  • 67.20
    Overall Score
  • 71.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 59.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 78.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 66.4
    Faculty Student
  • 22.1
    International Faculty
  • 86.5
    International Students
151-200
2014
151-200
2015
51-100
2016
34
2017
  • 76.20
    Overall Score
  • 76
    Academic Reputation
  • 82
    Citations per Paper
  • 67.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.4
    H-index Citations
61-70
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 65.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 59.4
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 72.8
    Graduate Employment Rate
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,157
International
379

Number of students

25,662
Postgraduate 36%
Undergraduate 64%

Number of international students

7,041
Postgraduate 41%
Undergraduate 59%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.