A leadership position Our Research

BU is a major research institution seeking knowledge and creating breakthroughs in everything from African Studies to zebrafish genetics. We are members of the Association of American Universities, an invitation-only group of 62 of North America’s most prestigious research universities.

  • Fast Facts

    Take a big-picture look at BU’s research program view all

  • $350M

    total research awards
    in FY2014

  • 4,947

    publications in 2013

  • AAU

    One of 62 members of the Association of American Universities