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Boston School of Medicine

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Boston School of Medicine review: 48 facts and highlights

Boston School of Medicine
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Boston School of Medicine

Why is Boston School of Medicine better than the average?

  • Academic staff
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    1159vs677.13
  • Number of applicants
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    5000vs3178
  • Position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation
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    28vs44.47
  • Average admission SAT score
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    2016vs1489
  • Highly cited researchers
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    2vs1.45
  • Patent applications
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    45100vs2373.96
  • Students away on international exchange programs
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    2300vs1528.5
  • Number of partner universities
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    150vs140.52

General info

1.academic staff

1159

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.
2.student unions
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, 2020.
3.highly cited researchers

2

Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2020.
4.staff with PhD
What percent of the university staff have PhDs. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.endowment

1.1$ billion (Boston University)

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.student to staff ratio
A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Admissions

1.admission rate
An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.number of applicants

5000

A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.
3.average composite ACT score
The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.average admission SAT score
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
5.average SAT score in critical reading
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
6.average SAT score in math
The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Facilities

1.sports facilities
Source: university's official website, 2020.
2.medical facilities
Source: university's official website, 2020.
3.cost of room and board

13 620.00$ (Boston University)

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.campus size
Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.library collection
With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.
6.Has university dormitories
Boston School of Medicine (Boston University)
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.

Honors

1.position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation

28

The Academic Reputation Index is the centerpiece 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, 2020.
2.Is a member of the Ivy League
Boston School of Medicine (Boston University)
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, 2020.
3.patent applications

45100

A patent application is a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by that application. Number of applications shows how creative and inventive are students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.Nobel laureats staff
Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
5.Pulitzer Prize winners
The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.
6.Nobel laureats alumni
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, 2020.

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

48 116.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.tuition fees per year for international students

48 116.00$

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.average financial aid

62.7$ million (Boston University)

A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.tuition fee growth rate
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, 2020.
5.grants per year per student

24 937.00$ (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, 2020.

Miscellaneous

1.ARWU rank
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include 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, 2020.
2.U.S. News ranking
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, 2020.
3.Forbes rank
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, 2020.
4.number of partner universities
Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2020.
5.position on Times Higher Education ranking
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.
6.Academy Awards winners
The Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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