Boston University ／ ボストン大学
|Number of students||
|Eligibility||Students enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program|
|Period of study||September 2017 - May 2018|
|Location||888 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, U.S.A.|
|University profile||Boston University (BU) is one of the world's great academic and research centers and a microcosm of the diversity that built and still shapes our country. BU has one of the largest international student populations in America. Our students come from every state and more than 100 countries. Our faculty is international too, with Nobel Prize winners, renowned scholars and professionals at the top of their fields. The experience is not limited to the campus. Boston is recognized as an academic hub of the US. Boston is rich in culture and history, alive with the arts and entertainment and easily accessible from campus.|
|Undergraduate programs open to exchange students||
Primarily the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Communication, Questrom School of Business. But in general, all undergraduate programs. All prerequisites apply as stated for individual courses.
|Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students||School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Law, Kilachand Honors College, and Graduate School of Management|
|Graduate programs open to exchange students||College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, and College of Communication|
|Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students||School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, School of Law, Kilachand Honors College, and Graduate School of Management|
|Minimum GPA (UG)||3.0|
|Minimum GPA (G)||Same as above.|
|Minimum language proficiency (UG)||
Boston University accepts results for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), as well as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), as evidence of English proficiency.
Internet-based TOEFL exam (iBT): Students who are most competitive for admission will have a composite score of at least 90-100 and minimum scores of 20 in each section.
Paper-based exam: Students who are most competitive for admission will present a composite TOEFL score range of at least 577-600.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): A score of 7 or higher will satisfy BU's English Language proficiency requirement for all programs.
For details seehttp://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/international/application-instructions/ and click on "English Proficiency Testing Results"
|Minimum language proficiency (G)||Same as above.|
2017 FALL SEMESTER:
Classes begin: September 4, 2017
Exams end: December 21, 2017
2018 SPRING SEMESTER:
Classes begin: January 18, 2018
Exams end: May 11, 2018
|Important university website for exchange students||http://www.bu.edu/abroad/find-programs/international-exchange-students-at-bu/|