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Boston University Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A+
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
85%
National
48%
Full-Time Retention Rate
93%
Part-Time Retention Rate
100%
Academic Calendar
Semester
Research Funding per Student
$6,551
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    Yes
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    61%
  • 20-39
    20%
  • 40-99
    16%
  • 100+
    4%
97%
of students say they attend class.118 responses

About the Professors

Professors
A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Female Professors
44%
Male Professors
56%
Average Professor Salary
$155,040
Poll
40%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.118 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    3%
  • Asian American
    10%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
  • White
    78%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
89%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.184 responses
Poll
75%
of students say professors care about their students' success.185 responses
Poll
75%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.184 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.183 responses
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