Boston University is a extremely selective selective school. Approximately 62,200 applications are received by Boston University every year. With regards to the acceptance rate, it is around 19 percent which equates to about 11,800 students being accepted to the school. Annually, 27 percent of the 11,800 candidates who received the acceptance letter from Boston University chose to enroll. The ratio of the applicants who submitted their applications is 41% and 58% for males and females respectively. However, of the freshmen enrolled, 58% were typically women and 41% 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 1,340 - 1,510 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 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
62,224
Male 25,671
Female 36,553

 

Acceptance
11,822
Male 4,877
Female 6,945

 

Enrollment Total
3,191
Male 1,316
Female 1,875


Acceptance Rate
19%
Male
19%
Female
19%

 

Yield
27%
Male
27%
Female
27%


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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