Boston University & Metropolitan College
Established in 1839, Boston University today is internationally recognized as a top institution of higher learning and research. The University’s 16 schools and colleges offer more than 250 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and special degree programs, along with the resources of 23 libraries and over 104 academic centers and institutes. With more than 32,500 students from all 50 states and 135 countries, Boston University is the fourth-largest independent university in the United States.
Metropolitan College (MET) offers part-time, full-time, and international students a remarkable range of choices for study to help enrich their lives and advance their careers.
There are more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs available at MET, along with hundreds of individual courses—all designed for the student who seeks a more creative, flexible setting, whether that means part-time study, evening classes, or convenient locations.
We also offer a range of online programs. Boston University has been ranked among the 25 best online colleges, according to TheBestSchools.org. For more information about our award-winning online programs, visit bu.edu/online.
What are some of the top reasons to study at MET?
MET’s unique programs
and degree options provide the specialized knowledge and training you need to achieve success, advance your career, or secure the job you really want.
The excitement of learning is one of the top motivating factors for MET students. Whether you want to earn a degree or simply take a compelling course, you’ll find many opportunities to satisfy your thirst for knowledge
Flexibility & Convenience
You don’t have to turn your personal life upside down or put your career on hold to get the education you want. Most courses are offered evenings on campus, and there are many online
courses. We even have programs at select military bases
, at our location in Chelmsford, MA
, and in Brussels, Belgium
. Plus, you choose whether part-time or full-time study is right for you.
Unique, Specialized Programs
We’re proud to offer innovative courses and programs that focus on the most cutting-edge areas of industry, and we’re often adding new courses, certificates, and degree concentrations to our roster. We can help you assess your objectives and suggest programs of study tailored to your specific needs and background—simply contact us
or sign up to attend an information session, webinar, or open house. Visit our Info Center
for upcoming dates.
Outstanding, Involved Faculty
MET’s accomplished faculty
have achieved real-world success to complement their academic credentials and inform their scholarship. As a student here, you benefit from their experience, gaining an understanding of those critical details and unplanned-for situations that are bound to arise in the field—and that may not be examined in more theoretical texts. The benefit to you is that you can apply practical expertise to the concepts you’re learning, which gives you an advantage in the workplace.
Affordable Education & Scholarship Opportunities