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Is your schedule too hectic to accomodate traditional classroom learning? Then, online classes might be a good solution for you. You may even want to get your entire degree online if possible. Here, we'll take a look at what online learning opportunities are available at Boston University.

On this page you will find:

Online Bachelor’s Degrees at Boston U

4 Online Bachelor's Programs
310 Online Bachelor's Degrees
Boston U offers 4 online bachelor's degrees. During the most recent year for which data is available, 310 students obtained their bachelor's degree in one of these fields:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Number of Grads
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 22
Computer Science 211
Natural Resources Conservation 16
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 61

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at Boston U is $54,720. Part time students pay $1,710 per credit hour. For more information on costs, see our Boston U tuition and fees page.

Online Master’s Degrees at Boston U

18 Online Master's Programs
2,350 Online Master's Degrees
You can get an online master's degree in 18 different fields at Boston U. The following table shows which subject areas are offered online and the number of recent graduates in each one.

Online Master’s Degree Number of Grads
Business Administration & Management 460
Computer Science 139
Computer Software & Applications 73
Criminal Justice & Corrections 121
Curriculum & Instruction 98
Educational Administration 74
Finance & Financial Management 152
General Education 18
Human Resource Management 1
Information Science 370
Insurance 29
Legal Research 82
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 96
Marketing 75
Other Business, Management & Marketing 64
Public Relations & Advertising 26
Social Work 321
Teacher Education Subject Specific 151

The average full-time tuition for out-of-state graduate students at Boston U is $54,720. Part time graduate students pay $1,710 per credit hour.

How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Boston U?

193 Undergrad Degree Seekers
53 Undergrad Non-Seekers
3,218 Graduate Students
In the 2017-2018 academic year, 3,464 students took at least one online class at Boston University. Of these students, 193 were seeking an undergraduate degree, 53 were undergraduates who were not enrolled in a degree program (non-seekers), and 3,218 were graduate students.

Online Student Population at Boston University

All Online Students at Boston U

3,464 Took At Least One Online Class
2,534 Took All Classes Online
79.56% Out of State Students
Of the 34,657 students at Boston University, 10.00% (3,464) took at least one class online. About 7.31% (2,534) took all of their courses online. Those students who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

Origin of Exclusively Online Students at Boston University

The table below shows the total number of online students at Boston University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,464 2,534
2016-2017 3,026 2,639
2015-2016 2,994 2,658
2014-2015 2,663 2,380
2013-2014 2,530 2,354

Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at Boston U

193 Took At Least One Online Class
53 Took All Classes Online
73.58% Out of State Students
In 2017-2018, 17,238 undergraduate students attended Boston University. Of these students 1.12% (193) took at least one class online. 0.31% (53) of undergraduate degree seekers took classes exclusively online. Those who took all of their classes online were from the following places:

Origin of Exclusively Online Undergraduate Degree Seekers at Boston University

The table below shows the total number of online undergraduate degree students at Boston University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 193 53
2016-2017 127 40
2015-2016 137 54
2014-2015 84 55
2013-2014 71 54

Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at Boston U

53 Took At Least One Online Class
42 Took All Classes Online
59.52% Out of State Students
Of the 1,277 undergraduate non-seekers at Boston University, 4.15% (53) took at least one class online. About 3.29% (42) took all of their courses online. Those non-seekers who took classes exclusively online were from the following places:

Origin of Exclusively Online Undergraduate Non-Degree Seekers at Boston University

The table below shows the total number of online students at Boston University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 53 42
2016-2017 65 48
2015-2016 86 63
2014-2015 44 32
2013-2014 37 30

Online Graduate Students at Boston U

3,218 Took At Least One Online Class
2,439 Took All Classes Online
80.03% Out of State Students
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 16,142 graduate students attended Boston University, and 19.94% (3,218) were enrolled in at least one online class. 15.11% (2,439) of these students took classes exclusively online. Those graduate students who only took online courses were originally from the following places:

Origin of Exclusively Online Graduate Students at Boston University

The table below shows the total number of online students at Boston University for the last five years.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 3,218 2,439
2016-2017 2,834 2,551
2015-2016 2,771 2,439
2014-2015 2,535 2,293
2013-2014 2,422 2,270

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