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Boston University

Boston, MA
Campus Life and Facilities

Boston U. Says...

Boston provides an environment rich in intellectual and cultural stimuli; no other city in the world can compete with Boston's remarkable concentration of higher education facilities and culture. The city provides many opportunities for internship and research positions as well. The Boston... More More

Boston U. Students Say...

Continuing the theme of wide-ranging options, BU undergraduates divulge that student “life at BU is anything you want it to be.” Because of BU’s location in “the heart of Boston,” “the city itself is like our campus”, and BU undergrads can mingle freely with Boston’s many other college students... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

233 Bay State Road

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Phone: 617-353-2301

Fax: 617-353-9695

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
75%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Women's dorms Apartments for married students Cooperative housing Apartments for single students Wellness Housing Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Specialty dorms/floors for groups of students with a common interest or academic major, Gender-neutral

Student Activities

GREEK LIFE: % OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Student Film Society Student Union
Registered Student Organizations
525
Number of Honor Societies
11
Number of Social Sororities
10
Number of Religious Organizations
22

Sports

% OF STUDENT BODY WHO...

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Terriers Women's Sports Team Name :Terriers Team Mascot :Rhett
# of sports for women, varsity
14
# of sports for men, varsity
11

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrewRowing CrossCountry Diving FieldHockey Golf IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Basketball CrewRowing CrossCountry Diving IceHockey Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
One student organization - "Spectrum" and services through consulting center.
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
AHANA Pre-Law Association, AHANA COM Students, College of General Studies Black Student Forum, Latinos Unidos, Minority Engineers Society, UMOJA, and services through consulting center.

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 70% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 11 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 30.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: Yes Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 95% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: Special purchase plans are available through University Computers, a department of Boston University's Office of Information Technology. Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Center for Computational Science, Center for Advanced Biotechnology, Center for Photonics Research, art galleries, planetarium, commercial TV station, National Public Radio station, 20th century archives, professional theatre and theatre company, Center for Remote Sensing, Geddes Language Labratory, speech, language and hearing clinic, Culinary Center, Metcalf Center for Science and Engineering, Tsai Performance Center, and College of Communication Multimedia Lab.

Campus Safety

Quality of Life Rating
95
Fire Safety Rating
61

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/

ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    95
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    61
  • Green Rating:
    86
  • Campus Environment:
    Metropolis
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    99%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    75%
  • # of Organizations:
    525
  • # of Honor Societies:
    11
  • # of Social Sororities:
    10
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    11
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    22