Boston University Graduate Program Reviews

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91%
of students recommend
(3.89 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

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!
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I feel that the online MSW program is challenging and a strong academic value. The instructors and course facilitators are all very invested. I like the format of classes being 7 weeks in length and only focusing on one at a time.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nutrition
Graduation Year: 2017

Pro: This program is designed for students with a nonnutrition undergrad degree. It allows me to take both undergrad and grad courses to expedite the process and to achieve a Masters degree and dietetics license. Con: The cost of grad programs in general is through the roof and Boston is an expensive city to live in.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros: Small enrollment so you can get more one on one attention, the campus is excellent and provides good quality of education and ways to network, the environment of the city is very friendly and safe for students to thrive in. Cons: The living cost is slightly expensive.
2.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2016

The online program at BU has a lot of advantages but I have to admit that it needs some improvement. The idea and the effort are amazing but there is a need for more dedicated professors/facilitators. There is inconsistency in the quality of the different classes. There is barely any financial aid.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2016

The School of Social Work at Boston University is rigorous and diverse. However, the city of Boston is too expensive as rent is one of the highest in the country.
2.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications (Health)
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel that this program does an excellent job of catering to the working individual going back to school, however there is no real financial aid other that student loans.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

BUSPH has a well established, and still growing masters of public health program that I am thrilled to be a part of. The professors are wonderful and the staff is so supportive of all the students.
1.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2014

The MPH degree that the school offers to students is so expensive that people can do the same degree twice at other places in USA for the same money. There is no difference in the courses offered at this University.
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