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Boston College of Arts and Sciences review: 53 facts and highlights

Boston College of Arts and Sciences
Boston College of Arts and Sciences

Why is Boston College of Arts and Sciences better than the average?

  • Student unions
    500vs472.05
  • Academic staff
    692vs304.2
  • Dorm capacity
    11376vs7836.04
  • Undergraduate students
    15803vs4495.12
  • Graduate students
    14175vs1169.5
  • Percentage of female students
    62%vs54.88%
  • Year established
    1873vs1894.23
  • Average admission SAT score
    1949vs1465.24

Key facts and rankings

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General info

1.student unions

500 (Boston University)

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

1100

2.academic staff

692

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

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College of Arts and Science

6755

3.year established

1873

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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1826

4.student to staff ratio

13:1 (Boston University)

A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Yale School of Art

0.87:1

5.highly cited researchers

14 (Boston University)

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2018.

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Graduate School of Design

83

6.percentage of budget spent on research

48.8% (Boston University)

Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Boston College of Fine Arts

48.8%

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Admissions

1.enrolled students

1824

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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College of Arts and Science

50000

2.enrolled international students

19.5%

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Carnegie College of Fine Arts

35%

3.undergraduate students

15803 (Boston University)

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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59382

4.graduate students

14175 (Boston University)

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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College of Arts and Science

27720

5.percentage of female students

62%

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Fashion Institute of Technology

84%

6.percentage of asian students

16%

Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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24.1%

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Facilities

1.Has university dormitories
Boston College of Arts and Sciences

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.

2.dorm capacity

11376 (Boston University)

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

13815

3.library collection

5147755 (Boston University)

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Yale School of Architecture

25850000

4.medical facilities

5 (Boston University)

Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Graduate School of Design

17

5.sports facilities

13 (Boston University)

Source: university's official website, 2018.

Best

Yale School of Architecture

31

6.cost of room and board

13620$ (Boston University)

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

11436$

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Honors

1.Is a member of the Ivy League
Boston College of Arts and Sciences

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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2.position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation

9

The Academic Reputation Index is the centrepiece of the QS World University Rankings® carrying a weighting of 40%. The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide academics from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2018.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

3

3.Nobel laureats staff

5 (Boston University)

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2018.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

66

4.Pulitzer Prize winners

2 (Boston University)

The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2018.

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Yale School of Architecture

56

5.Nobel laureats alumni

2 (Boston University)

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2018.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

67

6.Rhodes scholars

8 (Boston University)

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

332

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Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

42400$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Fashion Institute of Technology

4424$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

42400$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

Best

Fashion Institute of Technology

13274$

3.grants per year per student

24937$ (Boston University)

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Faculty of Arts and Sciences

40000$

4.average financial aid

181$ million

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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Cornell College of Arts and Sciences

245$ million

5.tuition fee growth rate

3.7% (Boston University)

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2018.

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London College of Fashion

0%

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Miscellaneous

1.ARWU rank

75 (Boston University)

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2018.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

1

2.U.S. News rank

64 (Boston University)

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2018.

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MIT School of Architecture and Planning

1

3.Forbes rank

85 (Boston University)

According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2018.

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Cornell College of Arts and Sciences

4

4.number of partner universities

150 (Boston University)

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2018.

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

290

5.position on Times Higher Education ranking

54 (Boston University)

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

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Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

4

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