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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend BU.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at BU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend BU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend BU in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at BU.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at BU – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at BU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at BU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at BU.

The Big Picture: How many students were on campus in Fall 2013

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Undergraduate and Graduate Student Total
Total Students 10,127

Undergraduate Snapshot

Undergraduate Student Demographic Breakdown
Total Undergraduate Students 9,416
Women 5,318 56%
Men 4,098 44%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 7 <1%
Asian 88 1%
African American / Black 750 8%
Hispanic 429 5%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 8 <1%
White 7,667 81%
Two or More Races 171 2%
International 116 1%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 180 2%
Geographic Distribution (Degree-Seeking)
Where do BU undergraduates call home?
Pennsylvania 88%
Other US States & Territories 11%
Other Countries 1%
How old are BU undergraduates?
Average Age 21
Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older 4%
Low Income Students
% of Undergraduate Students Who Are Low Income Students 30%