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Compare Boston University’s Scorecard to Other Colleges

Check out Boston University’s national, regional, and state rankings below. Is the value, educational quality, and diversity up to your standards?

Value for your Money
NationwideFairC-813 of 1,472
Region (New England)GoodB+54 of 236
State (Massachusetts)FairC 32 of 64
Student Body Caliber
Admissions Selectivity18.9%A+69 of 3,678
Average Combined Old SAT Score (Math & Reading)1,425A+51 of 1,217
Average Combined New SAT Score1480A+51 of 1,217
Educational Resources
Student to Faculty Ratio10 : 1A-593 of 3,794
Percentage of Full-Time Teachers70.3%A-787 of 4,040
Average Faculty Compensation$10,669A+146 of 2,371
Expenditures per Student$32,355A+108 of 2,572
Degree Completion
Freshman Retention Rate94.0%A+189 of 3,392
Graduation Rate88.4%A+162 of 3,271
Graduation Rate BoostAs ExpectedC 1,065 of 2,108
Post Graduation Earnings
Average Following Graduation
Boost Following Graduation
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Student Loan Default Rate
Ethnic DiversityBestA-422 of 3,732
Male to Female DiversityGoodB+1,163 of 3,732
Geographic DiversityBestA+38 of 3,452

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