Boston University is a extremely selective school. Approximately 61,000 applications are received by Boston University every year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it is around 20 percent which equates to about 12,500 students being accepted to the school. Annually, 24 percent of the 12,500 candidates who received the acceptance letter from Boston University chose to enroll. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 40% and 59% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 59% were typically women and 40% were men. Applicants should submit their ACT or SAT scores to Boston University when applying. Often, an ACT score between 30 - 34 or an SAT score between 1,310 - 1,500 is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This institution also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits. Boston University’s undergraduate application fee is $80. To apply at Boston University, you will need to file these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Secondary school GPA, Secondary school rank, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2020 Admissions Cycle
Applications
61,007
Male 24,882
Female 36,125

 

Acceptance
12,450
Male 5,225
Female 7,225

 

Enrollment Total
2,988
Male 1,222
Female 1,765


Acceptance Rate
20.4%
Male
21%
Female
20%

 

Yield
24%
Male
23.4%
Female
24.4%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$80


Graduate

$95



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Recommendations
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school rank
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



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