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IPEDS ID: 164988
OPE ID: 00213000
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Boston University
One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
General information:  (617) 353-2000
Website:  www.bu.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  32,411 (18,165 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  13 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty3,1881,304
Instructional2,4871,191
Research and public service701113
Total graduate assistants-2,471
Instructional-1,283
Research-1,188
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$39,864$41,420$42,994$44,8804.4%
Books and supplies$940$940$1,000$1,0000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$12,260$12,710$13,190$13,6203.3%
Other$1,772$1,852$1,916$1,9461.6%
Off Campus
Room and board$12,260$12,710$13,190$13,6203.3%
Other$1,772$1,852$1,916$1,9461.6%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,481$3,566$3,770$3,8000.8%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$54,836$56,922$59,100$61,4464.0%
Off Campus$54,836$56,922$59,100$61,4464.0%
Off Campus with Family$44,285$45,926$47,764$49,6804.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$43,970
Fees$610
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition planX
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,40462%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,09454%$57,022,841$27,232
Federal grants58315%$3,350,294$5,747
Pell grants58115%$2,475,483$4,261
Other federal grants37810%$874,811$2,314
State/local government grant or scholarships2196%$431,571$1,971
Institutional grants or scholarships2,03953%$53,240,976$26,111
Student loan aid1,84648%$18,762,719$10,164
Federal student loans1,81747%$11,901,055$6,550
Other student loans37110%$6,861,664$18,495
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid19,49452%$248,926,535$26,219
Pell grants2,72215%$11,032,814$4,053
Federal student loans7,75242%$54,967,448$7,091
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$29,828$33,138$31,798
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$23,862$26,947$23,783
$30,001 – $48,000$24,267$28,472$23,262
$48,001 – $75,000$26,126$29,387$27,248
$75,001 – $110,000$31,701$34,589$32,141
$110,001 and more$41,820$44,591$44,602
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment32,411
Undergraduate enrollment18,165
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment366
Graduate enrollment14,246
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 91%
Part-time: 9%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 40%
Female: 60%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 12%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 46%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 16%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 87%
25 and over: 3%
Age unknown: 9%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 18%
Out-of-state: 64%
Foreign countries: 18%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 65%
Part-time: 35%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 99%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 16%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 83%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $80
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants44,00617,80826,198
Percent admitted46%43%48%
Percent admitted who enrolled19%20%19%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
RecommendationsX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT3,25284%
ACT1,55540%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading570670
SAT Math610720
SAT Writing600690
ACT Composite2630
ACT English2632
ACT Math2530
ACT Writing89
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 93%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 73 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 84%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2005]
4-year: 65%
6-year: 85%
8-year: 85%
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 80%
6-year: 84%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2005 or Fall 2007
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 84%
Female: 85%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 83%
Asian: 87%
Black or African American: 82%
Hispanic/Latino: 81%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 88%
White: 85%
Two or more races: 96%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 72%
Non-resident alien: 84%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
Architectural History and Criticism, General9---
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-14--
Category total914--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies-4--
American/United States Studies/Civilization7---
East Asian Studies5---
Italian Studies0---
Latin American Studies22--
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)-38-
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies0---
Category total1498-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Anatomy-117-
Biochemistry-26-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology45---
Bioinformatics-138-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other1194--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General9535-
Biophysics-00-
Biostatistics-219-
Biotechnology-11--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--5-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other-38-
Conservation Biology16---
Environmental Biology8---
Epidemiology-863-
Genetics, General-10-
Immunology--0-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography26---
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology-04-
Molecular Biology33-9-
Neurobiology and Anatomy-45-
Neuroscience9308-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-13-
Pharmacology-12-
Physiology, General-01-
Category total31735183-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting0---
Actuarial Science-33--
Banking and Financial Support Services-48d--
Business Administration and Management, General626439d2-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-158--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other-20d0-
Financial Planning and Services-22--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General117---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-3d--
Insurance-17d--
International Marketing-30d--
Investments and Securities-0--
Management Information Systems, General-5--
Management Science-40--
Category total743815d2-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Advertising-32--
Broadcast Journalism-14--
Communication, General281---
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-13--
Health Communication-43--
Journalism14325--
Journalism, Other-22--
Public Relations/Image Management-32--
Radio and Television17916--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0---
Category total603197--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science49708-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-9--
Information Science/Studies-237d--
Category total49316d8-
Education
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-0-0
Art Teacher Education192d--
Bilingual and Multilingual Education30-0
Chemistry Teacher Education0---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-23-2
Curriculum and Instruction-4781
Drama and Dance Teacher Education00--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching154-1
Education, General-0-0
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness110-0
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-2334
Educational/Instructional Technology-7-2
Elementary Education and Teaching224-0
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1715-0
Foreign Language Teacher Education06-0
Health Teacher Education-9-0
International and Comparative Education-0--
Latin Teacher Education22--
Mathematics Teacher Education1012-3
Music Teacher Education2146d16-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching010-1
Reading Teacher Education-10-0
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education59-0
Social Studies Teacher Education166-0
Special Education and Teaching, General131830
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other-420
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-0--
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-33-0
Category total107490d3214
Engineering
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering100-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering1073618-
Computer Engineering, General26323-
Computer Software Engineering00--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering425310-
Engineering Mechanics-0--
Engineering, General00--
Engineering, Other0---
Manufacturing Engineering030-
Materials Engineering-175-
Mechanical Engineering1013412-
Systems Engineering-95-
Category total27718453-
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-21--
English Language and Literature, General94114-
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other-31-
Category total94355-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature0---
Chinese Language and Literature0---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1---
Comparative Literature1---
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1---
French Language and Literature621-
German Language and Literature3---
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1---
Italian Language and Literature0---
Japanese Language and Literature5---
Latin Language and Literature0---
Linguistics200--
Russian Language and Literature0---
Spanish Language and Literature854-
Category total4675-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Advanced General Dentistry---12
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other-302
Athletic Training/Trainer17---
Audiology/Audiologist-00-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist204500
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician16---
Dental Clinical Sciences, General-0-0
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician0---
Dental Public Health and Education-003
Dentistry--193-
Endodontics/Endodontology-3-12
Environmental Health-191-
Genetic Counseling/Counselor-7--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other26---
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General127---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-2229-
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist00--
Maternal and Child Health-491-
Medical Scientist-410
Medicine--177-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist052d5d0
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology-730
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery-002
Orthodontics/Orthodontology-000
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics-0110
Periodontics/Periodontology-0-9
Physical Therapy/Therapist-072d-
Pre-Dentistry Studies1---
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies20---
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology-125
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer-8--
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other12155-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-000
Category total348425d470d55
History
History, General8434-
Category total8434-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-15--
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies14174--
Forensic Science and Technology-30--
Category total14219--
Legal Professions and Studies
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law-47--
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law-7--
Law--278-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal0---
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other-0--
Programs for Foreign Lawyers-89--
Tax Law/Taxation-44--
Category total0187278-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0---
Category total0---
Mathematics and Statistics
Financial Mathematics-43--
Mathematics and Statistics, Other-0--
Mathematics, General431510-
Category total435810-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization723-
Historic Preservation and Conservation-4--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other9464-
Museology/Museum Studies-2--
Nutrition Sciences172320
Systems Science and Theory014--
Category total1185190
Personal and Culinary Services
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other-40--
Category total-40--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy30119-
Religion/Religious Studies247-
Category total321516-
Physical Sciences
Astronomy865-
Astrophysics00--
Chemistry, General211124-
Chemistry, Other4---
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other00--
Geology/Earth Science, General544-
Geophysics and Seismology4---
Hydrology and Water Resources Science-0--
Physics, General171414-
Category total593547-
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-27--
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics-52-
Counseling Psychology--2-
Psychology, General2693815-
Category total2697019-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-28--
Social Work-166--
Category total-194--
Social Sciences
Anthropology3445-
Anthropology, Other-1--
Archeology2174-
Development Economics and International Development-20--
Economics, General19112220-
Economics, Other-15--
Geography715-
International Relations and Affairs23236--
Political Science and Government, General8793-
Social Sciences, General-423-
Social Sciences, Other35---
Sociology4703-
Urban Studies/Affairs09--
Category total65426643-
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies-62-
Religious/Sacred Music-5--
Theology/Theological Studies-1642-
Category total-2744-
Visual and Performing Arts
Acting200--
Art History, Criticism and Conservation34165-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production-25--
Conducting-130
Directing and Theatrical Production47--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General30---
Fine and Studio Arts Management-53--
Graphic Design2313--
Keyboard Instruments0030
Music History, Literature, and Theory00--
Music Performance, General30432713
Music Theory and Composition240-
Music, General23--
Music, Other---4
Musicology and Ethnomusicology121-
Painting2114--
Sculpture70--
Stringed Instruments0000
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology178-2
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management-0--
Visual and Performing Arts, General0---
Voice and Opera0000
Category total1911893919
Grand total4,0714,1971,17588
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-AAA MenWomen
All Track Combined105125
Basketball1416
Field Hockey23
Golf9
Ice Hockey2630
Lacrosse25
Rowing6587
Soccer2927
Softball16
Swimming and Diving2725
Tennis1112
Wrestling26
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/1/1929 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Didactic Program in Dietetics4/1/1999 -  Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses7/15/1991 - 12/31/2006Resigned
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools1/1/1925 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Endodontics12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- (OMP)12/8/1967 - 1/5/2011Resigned
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS)12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Pediatric Dentistry12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Periodontics12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Prosthodontics (including maxillofacial prosthetics and combined prosthodontics/maxillofacial prosthetics)12/8/1967 -  Accredited
Dental Public Health12/5/1975 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs(!)7/1/1965 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist3/1/1932 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs10/1/1948 -  Accredited
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs5/28/1998 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs6/17/1966 -  Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs10/1/1994 - 10/1/1999Resigned
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology10/1/1999 -  Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education
Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration(!)7/1/1978 -  Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology7/1/1938 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language12/1/2000 -  Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PHG) - Graduate level school of public health1/10/1981 -  Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree7/1/1942 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1938 -  Accredited
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2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations223
Liquor law violations224418
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations223
Liquor law violations223815
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible869
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery122
Aggravated assault223
Burglary595842
Motor vehicle theft021
Arson100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible255
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery010
Aggravated assault113
Burglary263028
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson100
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate2.0%2.5%1.5%
Number in default11213082
Number in repayment5,3525,0335,134
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.
National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education