Boston University

Men's D1 Coach: Ryan Polley
Profile
Size
10 / 10
17,944 Undergrads / 32,695 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$31,539 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
29% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Patriot League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
93%
Overall Graduation Rate
87%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
87%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team primarily stays in the Northeast, playing in cities such as Cambridge, Colgate, Worcester and Providence. The team also travels around the D.C. area, playing in Baltimore and Annapolis. Other trips in the past include Raleigh, NC and Macon, GA.

Recruit Commits
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jonathan Spiropoulos St. Paul's Brooklandville, MD Def
Mike Gottleib Brunswick School Greenwich, CT Mid
Jason Child Needham Needham, MA Att
Charlie Heinz Lyons Township Lyons Township, IL Def
Donnie Howard Mercer Island Mercer Island, WA Mid
Noah Klein Friends Baltimore, MD Goal
Thomas Niedringhaus MICDS St. Louis, MO Att
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nicholas Liscinsky South Burlington South Burlington, VT Mid
Matt Hilburn Malvern Prep Malvern, PA Att
Jeff Dziama Noble & Greenough Wellesley, MA Mid
Carl Savage Cherry Creek / Deerfield Academy Greenwood Village, CO Att
Matt Garber Staples Westport, CT Goal
Jake Mueller Bishop Hendricken Providence, RI Def
Jack Cates Good Counsel Olney, MD Att
Nick DeMaio Coronado Coronado, CA Att
Tim Ley Massapequa Massapequa, NY Att
Ben Murtaugh Governor's Academy Marblehead, MA Mid
Will Murtaugh Governor's Academy Marblehead, MA Att
Blake Boudreau La Salle College HS Wynnewood, PA LSM, Def
Ben Girolamo Pelham Memorial Pelham, NY Att
Brian Cosgrove Smithtown East St. James, NY Def
Will Thompson Calvert Hall Baltimore, MD Def
Blake Rondeau LaSalle College HS Wynnewood, PA Def
Brendan Meagher LaSalle College HS Wynnewood, PA Mid
Niklas McFarland Archbishop Spalding Annapolis, MD Att
Andrew Dorman Moses Brown Providence, RI Mid
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Andrew Martin Albany Academy Delmar, NY Mid
Malcolm Glendinning Chestnut Hill Academy Lafayette Hill, PA LSM
Gabe Anderson Minnetonka / Salisbury School / Mercer Minnetrista, MN Def, LSM
Cormac McCarthy Bedford Bedford, NH Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Location
One Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • United Kingdom
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • IBM
  • State Street
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Oracle
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • EMC
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Microsoft
  • Bank of America
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
Data from
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
590 - 680
Math
630 - 740
Total
1220 - 1420
ACT
English
28 - 34
Math
27 - 32
Composite
28 - 32

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 690 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 57,441 23,950 33,491
% Admitted 29% 28% 31%
% Admits That Enroll 21% 21% 21%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.62
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (21%)
    Communication & Journalism (14%)
    Social Sciences (13%)
    Health Professions (10%)
    Engineering (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (8%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Education (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (2%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (2%)
    History (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    English Language & Literature (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Legal Professions
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
    Architecture
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $31,539

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$50,240
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$14,870
    Personal Expenses$1,950
     
    Sticker Price$68,060

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    54% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship47%$34,255
    Federal Grants13%$6,125
    Pell Grants13%$4,540
    Other Federal9%$2,389
    State & Local Grants3%$2,767
    Institutional Grants46%$32,716
     
    Student Loans40%$9,652
    Federal Loans40%$6,923
    Other Loans6%$19,573

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $1.65 Billion $50,605

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.5%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.5%.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    Prime Time College Experience
    Dec 2 '18
    CT: Stamford
       
       
     

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 9 8
    Fondling 5 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 4 3
    Burglary 19 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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