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Boston University
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  • 4 Year
  • BOSTON, MA

Students at Boston University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 178 responses
  • Motivated
    26%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Intelligent
    18%
  • There is no typical student
    10%
  • Different yet similar
    6%
  • Stressed
    4%
  • Intellectual
    4%
Female Undergrads
58%
Male Undergrads
42%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    16%
  • Out-of-State
    60%
  • International
    24%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    2%
  • 18-19
    40%
  • 20-21
    47%
  • 22-24
    9%
  • Over 25
    3%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    20%
  • $30k-$48k
    14%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    15%
  • $110k+
    36%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
70%
of students say the student body is very diverse in race, ethnicity and cultural background. 196 responses
Poll
82%
of students say the student body is very diverse in international students. 197 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    19%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    23%
  • Multiracial
    5%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    4%
  • White
    34%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
How would you describe your personal political beliefs?
Based on 53 responses
  • Conservative
    6%
  • Moderate
    21%
  • Liberal
    32%
  • Very liberal
    34%
  • I don't care about politics
    8%
Poll
How would you describe the political beliefs of the campus as a whole?
Based on 53 responses
  • Balanced
    11%
  • Liberal
    53%
  • Very liberal
    23%
  • Not sure
    13%

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