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C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   S T U D E N T S
 
Boston University
Boston, MA
STUDENT BODY
Coeducational Yes
All Undergraduates 17,944
   Women 10,883 (60.6%)
   Men 7,061 (39.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates 16,627
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
17.4% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
13.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.5% White
8.3% Unknown
International Students 21.5% from 106 countries
Average Age 21
All Graduate Students 14,751
UNDERGRADUATE RETENTION AND GRADUATION
First-Year Students Returning 93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 81.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years 85.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years 87.0%
AFTER GRADUATION
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 69%
   Average Starting Salary $44,810 per year
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 12.0%
Disciplines Pursued Not reported