Is Boston University the right place for you? At BU, you'll be taught by Pulitzer Prize winners, Nobel Laureates, Fulbright Scholars, or a MacArthur Fellow. With an average class size of 27 students and a faculty-to-student ratio of 13:1, your professors will want to hear what you have to say. They're looking for students who embrace academic challenges. If hands-on research is what interests you, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) offers hundreds of research opportunities across all areas of study. And if you're not sure what your academic interests are yet, BU offers more than 250 programs of study to choose from, and you don’t have to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year. So you can take classes in subjects as varied as biology, broadcast journalism, business, computer engineering, elementary education, film, international relations, physical therapy, psychology, and theatre, just to name a few. Offering thousands of extracurricular activities and social opportunities, and surrounded by the exciting city of Boston, you'll never experience a dull moment as a student.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.
Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety
The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security