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Boston University is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 32,158 students and offering 457 degrees in Boston, MA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Boston University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,990 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
0
Advertising
38
Banking and Financial Support Services
32
Business Administration and Management
775
399
1
Business Administration, Management and Operations
155
67
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
27
30
6
Development Economics and International Development
6
Economics
234
93
24
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
5
Finance and Financial Management Services
15
Financial Planning and Services
0
Human Resources Management and Services
0
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
5
Insurance
22
International Marketing
21
International Relations and National Security Studies
0
Investments and Securities
0
Management Science
28
Marketing
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,684 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
2
American/united States Studies/civilization
6
Ancient/classical Greek Language and Literature
0
Ancient Studies/civilization
10
2
2
Anthropology
36
4
6
Archeology
12
12
8
Area Studies
20
Bible/biblical Studies
3
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
4
Clinical Psychology
29
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
7
0
Comparative Literature
3
Counseling Psychology
2
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
East Asian Studies
2
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
2
European Studies/civilization
1
Historic Preservation and Conservation
1
History
64
3
6
International Relations and Affairs
196
39
Italian Studies
2
Latin American Studies
3
2
Linguistics
20
0
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
63
6
2
6
Museology/museum Studies
0
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
4
Philosophy
41
12
4
Political Science
92
5
12
Psychology
279
44
13
Public Administration
28
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
3
Regional Studies (U.s., Canadian, Foreign)
3
6
Religion/religious Studies
6
4
13
Religious/sacred Music
1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
0
Social Sciences
43
5
Social Sciences
57
0
Social Work
48
Social Work
226
Sociology
59
1
3
Theology and Religious Vocations
1
Theology/theological Studies
30
48
Urban Studies/affairs
1
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
1,562 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced General Dentistry
12
Advanced/graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences
1
2
1
Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems
0
Athletic Training/trainer
21
Audiology/audiologist
0
0
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
25
39
0
0
Clinical/medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
5
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
23
Dental Clinical Sciences
0
0
Dental Laboratory Technology/technician
0
Dental Public Health and Education
1
2
1
Dentistry
223
Endodontics/endodontology
2
10
1
Genetic Counseling/counselor
7
Health Communication
45
Health/health Care Administration/management
274
5
Health/medical Preparatory Programs
19
1
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
33
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
127
Immunology
0
Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist
0
0
Maternal and Child Health
62
1
Medical Illustration and Informatics
4
Medical Scientist
6
0
0
Medicine
166
Neurobiology and Anatomy
2
3
Nutrition Sciences
17
22
0
0
Occupational Therapy/therapist
0
41
0
1
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
11
0
3
Oral/maxillofacial Surgery
0
3
0
Orthodontics/orthodontology
6
8
2
Pediatric Dentistry/pedodontics
0
9
2
Periodontics/periodontology
1
9
Pharmacology
0
2
Pharmacology and Toxicology
38
Physical Therapy/therapist
66
Pre-Dentistry Studies
0
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
18
Prosthodontics/prosthodontology
1
5
3
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
14
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
134
6
1
Rehabilitation Science
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
1,227 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Actuarial Science
43
Anatomy
2
4
Astronomy
6
6
1
Biochemistry
2
5
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
55
Bioinformatics
18
8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
1
211
34
Biology
121
10
11
Biophysics
0
1
Biostatistics
52
8
Biotechnology
16
Cellular and Molecular Biology
2
Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences
4
4
Chemistry
30
14
7
Conservation Biology
22
Environmental Biology
4
Environmental Health
12
3
Epidemiology
114
9
Financial Mathematics
54
1
Genetics
0
1
Geography
0
2
9
Geology/earth Science
9
2
3
Geophysics and Seismology
5
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
23
Mathematics
51
11
6
Mathematics and Statistics
0
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
0
0
Microbiology
1
Molecular Biology
36
1
Molecular Medicine
4
Neuroscience
102
1
4
Pathology/experimental Pathology
2
5
Physics
18
7
16
Physiology
0
1
Systems Science and Theory
0
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Education and Liberal Arts
828 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
0
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
30
11
5
Art Teacher Education
1
70
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
2
0
0
Chemistry Teacher Education
0
Chinese Language and Literature
4
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
18
0
Creative Writing
18
Curriculum and Instruction
68
0
10
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
0
1
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
10
4
0
Education
0
1
Education/teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
3
8
0
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
3
Educational/instructional Technology
1
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
38
0
3
Elementary Education and Teaching
34
7
0
English Language and Literature
74
2
9
English/language Arts Teacher Education
16
17
0
Foreign Language Teacher Education
1
4
0
French Language and Literature
9
2
2
German Language and Literature
3
Health Teacher Education
15
0
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
International and Comparative Education
0
Italian Language and Literature
0
Japanese Language and Literature
7
Latin Language and Literature
0
Latin Teacher Education
0
0
Liberal Arts
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
6
15
2
Music Teacher Education
3
78
30
33
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
0
13
1
Reading Teacher Education
4
0
Rhetoric and Composition/writing Studies
28
Russian Language and Literature
2
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
2
13
0
Social Studies Teacher Education
11
9
0
Spanish Language and Literature
9
3
0
Special Education and Teaching
9
7
0
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
4
2
2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
1
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
0
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
24
0
Teaching English or French As a Second or Foreign Language
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Communication and Media
769 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
8
Communication
378
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
7
Journalism
110
60
Printmaking
1
Public Relations/image Management
38
Radio and Television
152
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
689 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
53
Corrections and Criminal Justice
2
Law Enforcement Administration
17
Criminal Justice
9
168
Forensic Science and Technology
43
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
16
Law
208
Legal Assistant/paralegal
0
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies
1
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
105
Tax Law/taxation
67
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Engineering
605 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
0
0
0
Architectural History and Criticism
9
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
115
35
16
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
11
Computer Engineering
41
65
0
Computer Engineering
1
Computer Engineering Technologies/technicians
14
Computer Software Engineering
0
0
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
40
49
11
Engineering
0
0
Engineering
1
Engineering Mechanics
0
Manufacturing Engineering
0
3
0
Materials Engineering
19
2
Mechanical Engineering
108
52
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
485 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
8
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
2
Computer and Information Systems Security/information Assurance
2
Computer/information Technology Services Administration and Management