Boston University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
54

Boston, United States

Region: North America

  • Overall score
    64.2
  • Teaching
    60.7
  • International outlook
    37.2
  • Industry income
    27.6
  • Research
    46.2
  • Citations
    95.6

With Martin Luther King among its alumni, BU's Methodist roots lie with the Newbury Biblical Institute founded in 1839. Rebranded in 1869 with its current name, BU describes itself as non-sectarian, offering 250 programmes to more than 32,500 students on its 133-acre Charles River and medical campuses.