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Boston University Student Demographics & Graduation Rate Information

Boston, MA

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
17,983
Women
10,564 (58.7%)
Men
7,419 (41.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
16,978
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
21.9% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
15.0% Hispanic/Latino
5.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
46.5% White
5.7% Unknown
International Students.
20.5% from 124 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
15,737

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
83.6%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
87.7%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
88.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
66%
Average Starting Salary
66%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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