Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Boston University, a nonsectarian, private research university established in 1839, enrolls about 33,000 students across 18 colleges and schools. Boston University, one of the largest independent, non-profit universities in the United States, boasts more than 250,000 alumni worldwide. Boston University operates one of the strongest private research programs in the United States.

The university offers a variety of bachelor, master, doctoral, and professional degrees. Boston University offers a host of online undergraduate courses, as well as a variety of online degree programs such as an online bachelor’s degree completion program; nine master’s degree programs, including management, taxation law, and art education; and doctoral programs in music education and occupational therapy. The university also offers more than a dozen certificate programs.

Boston University’s online students have access to a variety of services, including library resources, career services, and tutoring.

Boston University is part of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, list of Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Boston University tied for #39 among National Universities in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges in National Universities. The magazine also ranks Boston University #41 among Best Business Schools.

Boston University ranks #25 in the Bloomberg Businessweek 2016 Undergraduate Business Programs list.
The Princeton Review included Boston University in the 2017 Best 381 Colleges list. The university ranks #42 in the United States, in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings 2017 list.

A member of the Association of American Universities (an association of excellent North American research universities), Boston University holds accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Boston University’s School of Management holds accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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AccreditationRegional (NEASC)
Public/PrivatePrivate Nonprofit
RegionNew England
Acceptance Rate33%
Retention Rate93%
Graduation Rate85%
Requires ACT or SATSAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit:
(In-State/Out-of-State)Undergrad: $435/$435
Grad: $830/$830
Address: 881 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 USA
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Northeastern University
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Northeastern University, a private, non-profit research university established in 1898, enrolls about 20,000 students across nine colleges and schools, as well as graduate campuses in North Carolina and Washington State.

Northeastern University offers nearly 200 programs leading to a variety of undergraduate and graduate (including doctoral) degrees. The university is a leader in cooperative education and other types of experimental learning.

Northeastern University’s offerings include more than 60 online degree programs, which give students the flexibility to earn their degree on their own schedule.

Northeastern University’s online programs include nearly 20 bachelor’s degrees in English, finance, and political science; more than two dozen master’s degrees, including taxation, respiratory care, leadership, and homeland security; and doctoral degrees in education and transitional physical therapy. The university also offers more than 20 certificate programs in a range of topics.

Northeastern University is part of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, list of Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity. Northeastern University has over 30 federally funded research centers.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Northeastern University tied for #39 in the 2017 edition of Best Colleges in National Universities, as well as tied for #57 in the Best Business Schools list.