Boston University can be found in Boston, MA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. BU enrolls about thirty three thousand students per year.
Many of the students getting into BU got an SAT score between 1780 - 2080, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 26 - 30. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Boston University (BU) average GPA ranges from 3.55 to 3.78 for accepted students. BU has an acceptance rate of around 46 percent with 19 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Boston University (BU) acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 51%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at bu.edu.
The overall acceptance rate for Boston University was reported as 45.6% in Fall 2012 with over 44,000 applications submitted to BU. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Boston University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Boston University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.
The acceptance rate for Boston University is twenty-two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||8.2%|
|University of Massachusetts-Boston||71.4%|
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||570 - 670|
|Math||610 - 720|
|Writing||600 - 690|
|Total Score||1780 - 2080|
|English||26 - 32|
|Math||25 - 30|
|Composite Score||26 - 30|