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Students at Boston University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 145 responses
  • Motivated
    30%
  • Diverse
    28%
  • Intelligent
    21%
  • There is no typical student
    9%
  • Different yet similar
    6%
  • Intellectual
    3%
  • Basic
    1%
Female Undergrads
60%
Male Undergrads
40%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    14%
  • Out-of-State
    62%
  • International
    24%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    0%
  • 18-19
    15%
  • 20-21
    48%
  • 22-24
    35%
  • Over 25
    2%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    21%
  • $30k-$48k
    12%
  • $49k-$75k
    14%
  • $76k-$110k
    15%
  • $110k+
    38%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
71%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.194 responses
Poll
82%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).195 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    4%
  • Asian
    14%
  • Hispanic
    10%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    22%
  • Multiracial
    3%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    8%
  • White
    39%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 104 responses
  • Republican
    9%
  • Democratic
    57%
  • Independent
    20%
  • Other party not mentioned
    1%
  • I don't care about politics
    13%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 193 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    18%
  • Liberal
    45%
  • Moderate
    15%
  • Conservative
    1%
  • Libertarian
    1%
  • Not sure
    21%