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Boston University Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required
Common Application Accepted: Yes

Application Fees

$75
Undergrad Application Fee
$70
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
One Silber Way Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 353-2300
Admissions Phone: (617) 353-2300
General Site: www.bu.edu
Admissions: http://www.bu.edu/admissions
Application: http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Neerarak from Lamphun, AA
  • Jul-29-2014 I am a past student here

    There is a T-stop right in front of Warren Towers and you can take it all the way to Park St. instead of walking to Kenmore Square to catch the T.

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  • Shriya from Fremont, CA
  • Jul-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Show your commitment! Prove that you are a serious student with a lot of potential, which can shine through in grades, extracurriculars, scores and essays.

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  • Keith from Alpharetta, GA
  • Jul-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    BU is a global school, so make sure you project yourself as a global student. Being valedictorian is fantastic, but if that's only a bullet point on a resume, it doesn't mean anything. You need a poster or a video or an essay that makes you you.

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  • Stephanie from Boston, MA
  • Mar-25-2014 I am a current student here

    - Expect lots of red tape and no communication between departments. - Come a bit earlier to wade through all the paperwork

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