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Engineering at Boston University

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how Boston U ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in engineering.

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Engineering Degrees Available at Boston U

  • Certificate (1 - 2 Years) in Engineering
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Doctorate Degree in Engineering

Boston U Engineering Rankings

The bachelor's program at Boston U was ranked #131 on College Factual's Best Schools for engineering list. It is also ranked #10 in Massachusetts.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Engineering Graduates 73
Most Popular Colleges for Engineering 106
Best Colleges for Engineering 131
Best Engineering Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 146
Most Focused Colleges for Engineering 235

Popularity of Engineering at Boston U

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Boston University handed out 394 bachelor's degrees in engineering. Due to this, the school was ranked #106 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 5% over the previous year when 414 degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 327 students received their master’s degree in engineering from Boston U. This makes it the #46 most popular school for engineering master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 59 students received their doctoral degrees in engineering in 2019, making the school the #63 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Boston U Engineering Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the engineering majors at Boston University.

Boston U Engineering Bachelor’s Program

Of the 394 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Engineering from Boston U in 2018-2019, 62% were men and 38% were women.

Boston U Gender Breakdown of Engineering Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a bachelor's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Boston University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 73
Black or African American 14
Hispanic or Latino 41
White 135
Non-Resident Aliens 102
Other Races 29

Boston U Engineering Master’s Program

Of the 327 students who earned a master's degree in Engineering from Boston U in 2018-2019, 70% were men and 30% were women.

Boston U Gender Breakdown of Engineering Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Boston University with a master's in engineering.

Ethnic Diversity of Engineering Majors at Boston University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 25
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 76
Non-Resident Aliens 199
Other Races 13

Engineering Majors

Engineering students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas. Individual majors may not be available for all degree levels.

Major Annual Graduates
Mechanical Engineering 235
Biomedical Engineering 225
Electrical Engineering 141
Computer Engineering 113
Materials Engineering 30
Systems Engineering 21
Manufacturing Engineering 15
General Engineering 1

Majors Similar to Engineering

Related Major Annual Graduates
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 992
Computer & Information Sciences 878
Mathematics & Statistics 280
Physical Sciences 122
Architecture & Related Services 35

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