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Boston University (MA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private34,657 StudentsIn State: $75,002/yrOut of state: $75,002/yr

Boston University offers 8% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $23,779. Boston University is a private college located in Boston, Massachusetts. Its student population is 34,657. It is a four-year, large, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 22%. Boston University 4 year graduation rate is 81% .


Merit Aid Stats For Boston University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$23,779

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
with need

$6,934

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 22%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.7
  • Avg. ACT 31.5
  • Avg. SAT 1415
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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
$55001 to $60001 NY 3.8 0 35 Regular Decision $60000 $0 $0 $60000 $0 $0 $0
$50001 to $55001 PA 3.75 0 32 Regular Decision $75002 $0 $0 $75002 $5500 $0 $0
Below $15,000 IL 4 1380 33 Regular Decision $70000 $0 No $35000 $35000 $3500 $2000 $2000
Above $60000 Other 3.75 1560 35 Regular Decision $72000 $0 $0 $72000 $0 $0 $0
$35001 to $40001 OR 4 0 30 Early Action $70000 $0 $0 $70000 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 FL 3.8 1360 0 Early Action $70000 $0 $0 $70000 $0 $0 $0
Below $15,000 MA 4 1490 0 Regular Decision $2500 $0 $0 $2500 $0 $0 $0
Below $15,000 MA 3.9 1490 0 Regular Decision $72000 $0 $40000 $32000 $3500 $2000 $2000
$45001 to $50001 SC 4 1410 33 Regular Decision $77952 $0 $29000 $48952 $0 $5500 $0
$45001 to $50001 FL 3.7 1460 0 Regular Decision $65000 $0 $0 $65000 $0 $0 $0
$25001 to $30000 MA 3.93 0 34 Regular Decision $75002 $0 $44000 $31002 $3500 $2000 $2000
$40001 to $45001 NJ 4 1470 34 Regular Decision $90000 $0 $25200 $64800 $4656 $844 $2000
$25001 to $30000 NJ 4 1520 0 Regular Decision $72000 $0 $45000 $27000 $2000 $3500 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Boston University $75,002 8% $23,779 22%
Rice University $67,402 10% $21,740 11%
University Of Notre Dame $74,193 4% $21,626 18%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Boston University $75,002 8% $23,779 22%
Worcester State University $32,571 7% $3,711 78%
Bowdoin College $73,800 3% $1,000 10%
Westfield State University $31,200 4% $3,609 86%
Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Boston University 22 $113,600
University Of California San Diego 30 $123,700
Washington And Lee University 21 $123,200
Lafayette College 29 $122,500
Georgetown University 15 $122,200
University Of Southern California 13 $120,600
New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology 23 $120,400
Villanova University 29 $119,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Boston University 22 $75,002
Case Western Reserve University 29 $69,638
University Of Richmond 30 $69,750
Grinnell College 24 $70,346
California Institute Of The Arts 23 $71,240
Lehigh University 22 $71,465
Lafayette College 29 $72,266
Emory University 19 $72,604
Rhode Island School Of Design 24 $72,780
Hamilton College 21 $72,890
Villanova University 29 $73,124
Babson College 24 $73,178
Northeastern University 19 $73,236
Bates College 18 $73,538
Colorado College 15 $73,600
Washington And Lee University 21 $73,900
Colby College 13 $74,100
University Of Southern California 13 $74,111
Skidmore College 27 $74,140
University Of Notre Dame 18 $74,193
Middlebury College 17 $74,248
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Boston University 22 81%
Wesleyan University 17 85%
Vassar College 25 85%
University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill 23 84%
Skidmore College 27 84%
Wake Forest University 29 84%
Grinnell College 24 84%
Brandeis University 31 83%
University Of Richmond 30 83%
Scripps College 24 83%
Smith College 31 82%
Colorado College 15 82%
New York University 20 82%
Emory University 19 82%
Wellesley College 20 81%
United States Coast Guard Academy 19 77%
University Of Michigan Ann Arbor 23 77%
University Of Southern California 13 77%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Boston University 8% $23,779
University Of Notre Dame 4% $21,626
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