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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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  • Toxic Friendship: When it’s Time for Parents to Step in
    My teenage son has always been a pretty good child– not perfect by any means, but he was always someone who followed the rules and seemed afraid of what might happen if he broke them. He’s never been a risk taker and so when the subject of drugs and alcohol came up a few years […]
  • With College Choice, it’s All About Them and Not About Us
    Today, as I watched my high school senior walk into school wearing the hoodie of my alma mater’s athletic bitter rival, all I could think about was Sandra Bullock’s “Blind Side” portrayal of Leigh Anne Tuohy, telling her football-star son, Michael Oher, that if he went to Tennessee instead of her beloved Ole Miss, she […]
  • Great Big World: How to Nurture Your Kid’s Interest in Global Affairs
    It’s never too early to become a global citizen and start doing what you can to make the world a better place. If you’re worried about nurturing your child’s interest in global affairs because you’re afraid they’ll rush off to a Bangladeshi refugee camp, I empathize. At one point, I was in eastern Congo on […]
  • What Your Kids are REALLY Saying: 36 Popular Expressions
    We live with them. We take care of them. We love them to distraction, but we are often completely in the dark about what exactly they are saying. Here are thirty-six words and phrases that you’ve heard, but haven’t quite figured out yet. Parents Guide to Their Kids’ Favorite Expressions 1. THICC(QQ) Looking good in […]


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