Resources For BU|Boston U Parents

CollegiateParent’s guide to the Boston University Community


Here’s the basic information about Boston University at a glance. Be sure to check out the BU|Boston U Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Boston University
Address:One Silber Way
BostonMA, 2215
Phone Number:(617) 353-2000
Awards:Less than 1 year, 1 year certificate, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:40944
Faculty Ratio:12 to 1

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  • My Teen Has a Learning Disability, Should He Go to College?
    As the parent of a child with a learning disability (LD) or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you may have had sleepless nights worrying about his or her difficulties and you’ve probably spent a lot of time getting him or her evaluated and seeking the proper instruction and supports. Once your child is in high […]
  • 17-Year-Old Body Shamed In Front Of Her Classmates
    What kids put on their body seems to be getting a lot of attention lately. My father always told me we “go to school to learn, it’s not a fashion show” but it kind of is when you are a teenager trying to fit in with your peers. As parents we can probably all agree […]
  • Here are the Top 14 Board Games That are Super Popular on Campus
    If you’re putting a care package together for your college kids, or already thinking about gifts for the holidays, you’ll definitely want to take a look at card, dice or board games. They have become surprisingly trendy with our screen-obsessed college kids and young adults. Grown and Flown receives a small amount from clicks through these […]
  • My Kid’s Graduating from College and I’m Supposed to be Happy?
    You survived the college move-in, the tearful parting, the long September until Parent’s Visiting Day. After the grief and shock to your system, you learned to adjust to the empty nest, and may have even discovered some positives you had never imagined: not having to stock the fridge to capacity, no more enormous laundry piles, […]


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