Boston University Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
of students recommend
(3.88 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 393 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE, + 4 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 13 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 64,316 (35,864 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 34% part-time, 66% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $48,082
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nutrition
Graduation Year: 2014

I believe that BU provides an excellent education.
3.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016

I love the public health graduate program at Boston University! I am surrounds by impressive peers, and I know that I am receiving a great education. I am not only inspired by my courses, but challenged as well. The biggest downside of the program is the cost of living in the area, and the steep price of education.
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Great school, expensive to live around campus though!
2.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

The MPH program is an amazing opportunity filled with multiple components and the ability to customize your studies. The price however, is less than desirable.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2016

BUSPH is a great program. There are a lot of resources available to students to help them achieve success. Additionally, teachers have an "open door" policy and go above and beyond to make themselves available to you when you need assistance. You can't beat Boston for a location! There is a lot to do and with all the hospitals in the area, the school is really on the cutting edge of new developments in the field of public health!
4.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Religious Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Good school, obviously the city location raises cost of living and housing. Professors are very accessible and helpful, really seem to want students to succeed.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nutrition
Graduation Year: 2017

Very excellent academic environment, faculty is renowned and extremely available after class hours. Social life of grad programs is a little lacking at Sargent College - very few school-hosted social events.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nutrition
Graduation Year: 2017

Top notch professors that make you feel like you go to a more intimate school. They're always excited about teaching, which rubs off on the students and makes the classroom environment enriching and fun. Administration is always quick to answer questions about financial aid, parking, transportation, etc. The only complaint is MBTA transportation, which can be extremely overcrowded and devastatingly slow in the mornings. Boston is an amazing setting for the university, and it invigorates the campus with energy and diversity. Course load has always been reasonable, but challenging, and always applicable to my future career goals.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I love that I am able to complete my MSW all online. I would like to have more information regarding scholarships and grants for grad students that are legitimate. My field advisor should have been more helpful in finding a field placement for me. He gets paid for it but I actually did the work.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Speech Pathology)
Graduation Year: 2016

BU has so many amazing professors who are true pioneers in the field. It is a blessing to be taught by them and know that you are learning the cutting edge techniques and best practices. I am so glad I chose BU!
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