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Boston University

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Boston, MA

University Website:  www.bu.edu
Apply Online:  www.bu.edu/admissions/apply

Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU) is a private research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. With more than 4,000 faculty members and more than 31,000 students, Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States and one of Boston's largest employers. The university is nonsectarian, but is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

BU is categorized as an RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2009–2010, BU had research expenditures of $407.8 million, or $553 million if the research led by the Medical School faculty at Boston Medical Center is included. BU is a member of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education and the Association of American Universities.

Among its faculty and alumni, BU counts seven Nobel Prize winners, including Martin Luther King, Jr. (PhD '55); 22 Pulitzer Prize winners, and numerous[quantify]Guggenheim and MacArthur fellows.

The university offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, and medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The main campus is situated along the Charles River in Boston's Fenway-Kenmore and Allston neighborhoods, while the Boston University Medical Campus is in Boston's South End neighborhood. BU also operates 75 study abroad programs in over 33 cities in over 20 countries and has internship opportunities in 10 different countries (including the United States and abroad).

The Boston University Terriers compete in the NCAA's Division I. BU athletic teams compete in the America East, Hockey East, and Colonial Athletic Association conferences, and their mascot is Rhett the Boston Terrier. Boston University is well known[by whom?] for men's hockey, in which it has won five national championships, most recently in 2009.

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Boston University College Scholarships

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Dean's Scholarship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

Up to $35,000 Varies See Details

Dean's Scholarship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

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Up to $35,000

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City Year Scholarship

Boston University School of Management

$15,000 Varies See Details

City Year Scholarship

Boston University School of Management

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$15,000

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Education Pioneers Scholarship

Boston University School of Management

$10,000 Varies See Details

Education Pioneers Scholarship

Boston University School of Management

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$10,000

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Public and Nonprofit Supplemental Scholarship - BU, Management

Boston University School of Management

Up to $15,000 Varies See Details

Public and Nonprofit Supplemental Scholarship - BU, Management

Boston University School of Management

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Up to $15,000

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MS-MBA Summer Scholarship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

Up to $10,000 Varies See Details

MS-MBA Summer Scholarship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

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Up to $10,000

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LEAD Fellowship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

Up to $20,000 Varies See Details

LEAD Fellowship - Boston University, School of Management

Boston University School of Management

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Up to $20,000

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IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship

Institute for the International Education of Students

Up to $5,000 Varies See Details

IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship

Institute for the International Education of Students

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Up to $5,000

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FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals

Boston University School of Management

Up to $35,000 Varies See Details

FUNED Scholarship for Mexican Nationals

Boston University School of Management

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Up to $35,000

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Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

Up to $4,500 Varies See Details

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program

Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

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Up to $4,500

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IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship

Institute for the International Education of Students

Up to $2,000 Varies See Details

IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship

Institute for the International Education of Students

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Up to $2,000

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