About Boston College
Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1863, Boston College is a private Jesuit research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA. Currently ranked 31st in the National Universities ranking by U.S. News & World Report, Boston University’s main campus is spread across a sprawling 130 acre land. Boston University is one of the largest private universities in the United States, and is a proud member of the Boston Consortium for Higher Education and the Association of American Universities.
With a student populace of more than 31,000 students and 4,000 faculty members, Boston University offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees, as well as medical and dental degrees through 18 schools and colleges on two urban campuses. The Faculty to Student ratio is 1:14, which enables closer attention given to the students. The enrollment for each semester is approximately 14,600 students, ranging from 48 states and 60 countries.
Boston University offers a diverse range of activities, ranging from athletics, clubs and societies as well as other stimulatory activities. The housing facilities at BU is regarded as the nation's 10th largest among four year colleges. BU was originally a commuter school, but the university now guarantees the option of on-campus housing for four years for all undergraduate students.
QS World University Rankings 2014
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014
QS World University Rankings 2013
QS World University Rankings 2015
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016