Boston University also called, as BU is a private teaching and non-profit research university with more than 35,000 students from more than 130 countries. Established in 1839, the university counts as one of the largest in Boston and the fourth largest in the United States. As per the Times Higher Education, Boston University’s graduates are the most employable in the US and in the world by placing the university at 5th and 6th spot respectively. BU is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, a group of 62 of North America’s most respectable research universities. BU is also a member of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education.
Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, International Relations, Psychology, Communications, and Business are some of the popular majors offered by Boston University. With more than 500 concerts and performances and 50+ exhibitions annually, culture is a major feature at BU. The BU has more than 20 NCAA Division I university sports. Also, it has almost 500 student clubs, covering Ski Racing, shows, lectures to Juggling Association. The university is home to dozens of academic and arts training programs and a high-tech fitness center.
Its medical campus is located in the South End area of Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The university has three campuses with more than 35,000 undergraduate as well as graduate students. It has a workforce of more than 3,989 faculty members with 10 active schools and colleges running more than 300 educational programs including doctorates, medical, dental, business, and law. Student safety is a prime concern for the administration, there is a Boston University Police Department (BUPD) that works 24 hours, 365 days a year to provide a safe and protected environment for workers, staff, students, and guests. Almost three-fourth of undergraduates live in student housing in and around campus that includes 17 schools and colleges, 23 libraries, and 450 active student societies.
The university ranked 42nd when it comes to UG programs at countrywide universities and 51st in global universities according to the U.S. News & World Report. With more than 3,00,000 graduates, BU has produced notable alumni in every field from finance, politics, law, academia, science, business to technology, and also produced influential thinkers to leaders. BU’s alumni include Nobel Laureates, Rhodes Scholars, Marshall Scholars, Sloan Fellows, Pulitzer Prize winners, Academy Award winners, and numerous Emmy Award winners. Julianne Moore, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 7 United States senators and 11 current or former governors of US states are counted among its alumni.