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Boston University

Men's D1 Coach: Ryan Polley
Profile
Size
10 / 10
18,515 Undergrads / 34,657 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$29,479 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
19% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Patriot League

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
94%
Overall Graduation Rate
88%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
84% / 88%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

The team primarily stays in the Northeast, playing in cities such as Cambridge, Colgate, Worcester and Providence. The team also travels around the D.C. area, playing in Baltimore and Annapolis. Other trips in the past include Raleigh, NC and Macon, GA.

Recruit Commits
2023
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Colin Kruger Jesuit High School Trinity, FL Att
Michael Kitevski Ward Melville High School East Setauket, NY Faceoff
Alex Gatto Roslyn High School Roslyn , NY Att
Tommy Gentile South Side HS Rockville Centre, NY Goal
Gannon Kessler Jamesville Dewitt HS Dewitt, NY Att
Ben Caccavo Chaminade HS Mineola, NY Def
James Lapina Manhasset Manhasset, NY Mid
Lloyd Ziparo Christian Brothers Academy Syracuse, NY Def
William Pesanelli Xaverian Brothers HS Westwood, MA Mid
 
2022
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Richard Rindos Islip high school Islip, NY Faceoff
Kevin Barrett St Anthony's High School Huntington Sta, NY Goal
Will Delagarza Salisbury School Salisbury, CT Mid
Aaron Cho Herricks HS New Hyde Park, NY Att
Jimmy Kohr Central York HS York, PA Att
Connor Kehm Don Bosco Prep HS Ramsey, NJ Def
Kabran Clark St. Paul's School Brooklandville, MD Att
Aden Johnson Calvert Hall College HS Baltimore, MD LSM
Richie Rindos Islip HS Islip, NY Faceoff
 
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Levi Lemke Mahtomedi High School Stillwater, MN Mid
Matthew Caccese Malvern Preparatory School West Chester, PA Def
Jimmy O'Connell H Frank Carey High School Franklin Square, NY Att
Cole Van Meter Noble & Greenough School Dedham, MA Mid
Zach Travaglini Belmont Hill School Belmont, MA Att
Benjamin Ferrara Locust Valley HS Locust Valley, NY Faceoff
Will Barnes Paul VI Catholic HS Fairfax, VA Goal
Trey Brown Belmont Hill School Belmont, MA Def
Colby Kim The Haverford School Haverford, PA Def
DJ Batton Christchurch School Christchurch, VA Att
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Dane DeGoler Torrey Pines High School Rancho Santa Fe, CA LSM
Robert Zevzavadjian St. Joseph Regional - Montvale, NJ Ramsey, NJ Goal
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Boston University Coaches
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Location
One Silber Way, Boston, MA, 02215 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • United Kingdom
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • IBM
  • State Street
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Oracle
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • EMC
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Microsoft
  • Bank of America
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • US Army
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
590 - 680
Math
690 - 790
Total
1270 - 1440
ACT
English
31 - 35
Math
27 - 33
Composite
30 - 34

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 600 - 690 for SAT; 8 - 9 for ACT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 62,224 25,671 36,553
% Admitted 19% 19% 19%
% Admits That Enroll 27% 27% 27%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.62
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (22%)
    Business Administration and Management, General (19%)
    Social Sciences (16%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Engineering (10%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Economics, General (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    International Relations and Affairs (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Computer Science (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Radio and Television (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Mechanical Engineering (3%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (3%)
    Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering (3%)
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $29,479

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$55,892
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$16,160
    Personal Expenses$1,950
     
    Sticker Price$75,002

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    55% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship49%$43,022
    Federal Grants18%$7,103
    Pell Grants17%$4,891
    Other Federal14%$2,748
    State & Local Grants2%$3,441
    Institutional Grants49%$40,819
     
    Student Loans27%$10,980
    Federal Loans25%$5,264
    Other Loans6%$26,618

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $2.18 Billion $62,882

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,625.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $23,500 $272

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.4%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,198 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $65,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.73 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 84% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 11 11
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 3 2
    Burglary 20 16
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 1
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    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. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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