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Boston University

Boston, MA

Boston University says, "The BU Hub is Boston University's university-wide general education program that emphasizes working across disciplines to prepare for a complex and diverse world." [Source]

Website: http://www.bu.edu/

C

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16,872
Undergraduate
Enrollment
84%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$58,072
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

10:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
1.4%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

YES

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

HALF

Science

HALF


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Curriculum last evaluated: 2/19/2021

2019-20 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.