need met for admitted first-year students who are US citizens or permanent residents


in financial aid awarded to undergraduates


of the aid BU gives is need-based, 8% is merit-based

Financial Aid Deadlines

Deadlines are critical. Be sure to mark them on your calendar and set reminders ahead of time so that you’re prepared.

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Early Decision Application & CSS Profile Deadline



Early Decision and Early Decision 2 FAFSA Deadline



Early Decision 2 and regular Decision Application; Early Decision 2 CSS Profile Deadline



Regular Decision CSS Profile and FAFSA Deadline

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The future is bright for BU students. 94% of our graduates are employed shortly after graduation. And our alumni do more than earn money, they change the world. Learn why choosing BU pays dividends for our young alumni.

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    Alumni Success Story

    Abena Amoakuh

    Learn how Abena used BU's resources to land a scholarship from the US State Department.

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    Rivah Clemons

    How did BU give Rivah the tools to confidently navigate the 'real world'?

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    Elliott Weinstein

    Read how BU gave Elliott the research foundations he needed to become a competitive applicant to PhD programs.

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