Welcome to Metropolitan College at BU.

State-of-the-art programs to meet evolving workforce needs. Innovative approaches to teaching. Supportive learning environments. Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) connects motivated students from all walks of life to a world-class Boston University education through high-quality part-time programs—evenings on campus and 100% online.

BU MET’s online master’s degrees have ranked among the top 10 since 2014.

U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Criminal Justice 2024U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Information Technology 2024U.S. News and World Report Ranking - Best Online Program - Grad Business 2024

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A BU Education Is Within Your Reach

A college education is an investment that pays off. And while financing your studies can be a challenge, we can help you make it a reality. It is surprisingly affordable to earn a Boston University degree when you study part-time or online through MET. We also offer comprehensive financial aid services to help you meet your educational goals. You may qualify for:

  • Federal or private loans
  • Scholarships
  • Graduate assistantships
  • Employer tuition reimbursement
  • Payment plans
  • Veterans benefits

Ready to learn about your options? We are available to help you take the next step.

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MET Makes News

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This Memorial Day, BU Honors Fallen Alums

This Memorial Day, BU remembers military veterans who have fallen while in service—including Marine Major Megan McClung (MET’06), who completed her master’s degree in criminal justice online at MET while deployed in Iraq. She was killed while supporting combat operations on December 6, 2006. In her memory, Megan’s parents established the Megan McClung Memorial Scholarship for students undertaking the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program.

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What's Happening At MET

Graduate Admissions

The Inside Scoop: Graduate Admissions at BU MET (International Students)

Day: Wednesday May 29th Time: 10:00am - 10:45am
Careers Student Events

Let’s Talk About Your Internship & Job Search

Day: Thursday May 30th Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Undergraduate Admissions

Bachelor’s Degree Completion Webinar

Day: Thursday May 30th Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Careers Student Events

Let’s Talk About Your Resume/Cover Letter

Day: Friday May 31st Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Admissions

The Inside Scoop: BU MET Graduate Admissions for Domestic Students (US Citizens & Permanent US Residents)

Day: Tuesday Jun 11th Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Graduate Admissions

STEM Programs at BU MET

Day: Thursday Jun 13th Time: 10:00am - 10:45am
Lectures & Seminars Research

Project Management in Practice Conference 2024 (Day 1)

Day: Friday Jun 14th Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm 665 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215
Lectures & Seminars Research

Project Management in Practice Conference 2024 (Day 2)

Day: Saturday Jun 15th Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm 665 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215
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