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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

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

One Silber Way Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 353-2300
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Zachary from Tulsa, OK
  • Jan-09-2015 I am a current student here

    If you're looking for greek life look somewhere else, only about 15% participate and they are not a big part of the BU community. If you're looking for everything else look no further because BU has it all!

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  • Anonymous
  • Jan-07-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Don't let the cold discourage you

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  • Anonymous from NH
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    It is probably good for some people, but I would highly suggest researching about your major or program and comparing it to other schools. If you are pre-med, DO NOT take Chem 101. Take Chem 109 if you can because Chem 101 will ruin your GPA unless you are one of the very, very few people that gets an A or a B. Live in West if you like to party and east if you want to be near classes.

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  • Julie from Orlando, FL
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Be yourself, when you apply. BU emphasizes Be You. You can achieve your best self by being you, and this truth trespasses everywhere. So if you've actively lived your life until high school, doing what you wanted, BU will accept you for who you are. But your grades or any kind of proof must reflect your passion in life whether it be academics or whatever field you're in.

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