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    Boston University Ranking 2021-2022: World Rankings, National Rankings, Employability & Subject Rankings

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    Bhavya Rawal

    Study Abroad Expert | Updated on - Apr 28, 2021

    Boasting world class reputation, Boston University ranks among the world’s top 60 universities. One of the major contributing factors to the large international student presence (27%), Boston University rankings make it one of the most coveted private universities in the US.

    Apart from being recognized among the world rankings, Boston University also makes its mark in Graduate Employability Rankings, National Rankings, and Subject Rankings.

    Boston University ranks #54 among World University Rankings by Times Higher Rankings 2021. It is also one of the only three universities in Cambridge and Boston named to the prestigious Association of American Universities.

    Boston University World Ranking

    Boston University World Ranking by various top agencies are listed below:

    Year Times Higher Education QS Rankings ARWU CRWU
    2021 54 110 - -
    2020 61 98 90 91
    2019 74 93 76 74

    Though Boston University ranks have dropped slightly, the university maintains a long lasting reputation in the world ranks. Represented below are the Boston University rankings for the past 4-years.

    Boston University Ranking

    Both QS and Times Higher Education rank universities based on the scores they gain in various factors. Boston University managed to score 55.8 as per QS and 70.3 as per THE rankings 2021. The score bifurcations are discussed in detail below.

    Boston University QS Rankings Indicator

    Parameter Score Weightage
    Academic Reputation 88 40%
    Employer Reputation 30.9 10%
    Faculty: Student 42.4 20%
    Citations per Faculty 54.3 20%
    International Faculty 62 5%
    International Students 53.4 5%

    Boston University Times Higher Education Rankings Indicator

    Parameter Score Weightage
    Teaching 58.9 30%
    Research 60.9 30%
    Citations 94.9 30%
    Industry Income 41.7 7.5%
    International Outlook 64.9 2.5%
    Overall 70.3 -

    Boston University QS Graduate Employability Rankings

    Graduate employability rankings are indicative of the lucrative jobs offered to graduates in USA. Boston University shines among the world’s top 100 universities for graduate employability. It was scored 63.6 and ranked #75. Listed below are the ranking indicators for the Boston University employability rankings

    Parameter Score
    Partnership with Employers 62.9
    Employer Reputation 59.9
    Alumni Outcomes 73.3
    Overall 63.6

    The university reported that 94% of the students were offered placements within months of graduation.

    Boston University Ranking in USA

    Apart from making its mark among the world universities, Boston University also has an impressive national ranking. With 17% of the Boston University students are first generation, and received $1 million funding through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program. The national rankings for Boston University:

    • #42 among US Universities, US News Rankings
    • #27 Best U.S. Colleges by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.
    • Ranked #21 in USA for Best Universities for Excellence, Equity, and Employability
    • #3 in Massachusetts for Best Universities for Excellence, Equity, and Employability
    • #47 for Best Value by US News
    • #10 hosting most international students in the US by Open Doors.
    • #7 Top US colleges for international colleges by Forbes.
    • #42 most innovative schools by US News
    • #14 Most employable graduates by Times Higher Education.

    Boston University Subject Rankings

    The university grabs ranking recognitions for a wide variety of subjects and streams. With plenty of courses being offered and ranked among internationally recognized rankings, a huge number of international student population is attracted to get admission with Boston University.

    Some of the popular subject rankings for Boston University are:

    Subject/Stream Rankings
    Best UG Engineering Programs #53 by US News
    Biomedical Engineering #11 by US News
    Clinical, Pre-Clinical, Health #38 by THE
    Life Science #58 by THE
    Social Science #90 by THE
    Business and Economics #34 by THE
    Law #78 by THE
    Psychology #53 by THE

    The university is recognized for a variety of courses, it is also ranked #237 among Top Performers on Social Mobility. Boston University rankings are representative of the reputation and recognition it holds in the world. Through its multiple campuses, Boston University is known to offer education to students from over 150 countries and 50 states.

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