Overview

The mission of Boston University Academy is to educate talented students who are passionate about learning and who share the joy of inquiry. Engaging with dedicated teachers in a small and caring community, students first immerse themselves in a classically based curriculum and then continue their intellectual interests at Boston University, a major research University.
Official information of Boston University Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Day
A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
B Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Tuition: $53,010
# of Students: 229
Teacher:Student: 1:10
International Student: 3%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: N/A
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 95%
SAT: 1503/1600
#11

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 3
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 7
#3 Harvard College 9
#3 Stanford University 3
#3 Yale University 3
#6 University of Chicago 10
#7 Johns Hopkins University 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 4
#10 Northwestern University 6
#12 Dartmouth College 2
#13 Brown University 7
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
#17 Cornell University 4
#18 Columbia University 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 2
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 2
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 2
#22 Emory University 2
#25 New York University 7
#25 University of Michigan 3
#25 University of Southern California 3
LAC #5 Wellesley College 2
#29 University of Florida 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 1
#32 Tufts University 10
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 1
#36 University of Rochester 3
#41 Boston University 48
#44 Brandeis University 4
#44 Georgia Institute of Technology 2
#44 Northeastern University 18
#44 Tulane University 1
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 4
#55 University of Washington 1
#62 George Washington University 1
LAC #13 Smith College 5
#67 University of Connecticut 2
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 2
#72 Reed College 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Haverford College 2
LAC #18 United States Air Force Academy 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 2
#97 University of Illinois at Chicago 2
LAC #24 Colby College 1
LAC #25 Bates College 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 2
#151 Simmons University 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
LAC #36 Mount Holyoke College 1
LAC #37 Occidental College 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
McGill University 3
Queen's University 1
Rhode Island School of Design 2
School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1
Union College 2
University of Edinburgh 1
University of Glasgow 1
University of Maryland: College Park 2
University of Toronto 1
University of Warwick 1
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Sports

(Total 7)
Crew
Cross Country
Sailing
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
Crew
Cross Country
Sailing
Soccer
Tennis
Ultimate Frisbee
Volleyball
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Arts

(Total 8)
Chamber Orchestra
Chorus
Drama
Jazz
Music Theory
Musicianship
2D Design
Art
Chamber Orchestra
Chorus
Drama
Jazz
Music Theory
Musicianship
2D Design
Art
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 41)
Art Club
Asian American Culture Club (AACC)
Baking Club
Biology Club
BUA Model United Nations BUA YouTube Tech Reviewers Club
Bullet Journal Club (Bujo Club)
Chemistry Club
Chess Club Computer Science Club (CS Club)
Community Service
Cooking Club
Art Club
Asian American Culture Club (AACC)
Baking Club
Biology Club
BUA Model United Nations BUA YouTube Tech Reviewers Club
Bullet Journal Club (Bujo Club)
Chemistry Club
Chess Club Computer Science Club (CS Club)
Community Service
Cooking Club
Debate Club
Drama Club
Fashion Design & Sewing Club (Fashion Club)
FIRST Robotics Team 246 Overclocked (Robotics) Fitness Club
Geography Club
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
Indian Alliance Club
Informatics and Programming Team
Jewish Student Organization (JSO)
Koi Comic Club (KCC)
Literary Magazine (LitMag; MUSE)
Math Team
Mental Health Awareness Club
Mock Trial
Music Production Club
Nerdy Games Club
Outing Club
Pickle Ball Club
Political Economic and Philosophical Theory Club (PEP)
Philosophy Club
Science Team
Senior Play
Shakespeare Club (or Bard Club)
Social Games Club
Stock Market Club
Student Council
Student Life Improvement Club (SLIC)
Sustainability Club
Yearbook
Model United Nations (MUN)
Music Fusion Club
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1993
Campus Size: 133 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: n/a
Interview: On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
School Code:
TOEFL: 4622
SSAT: 1761

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 11)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 8)
Recommended
A 4.5 (20 reviews)
Recommended

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Frequently Ask Questions about Boston University Academy

01.
Tell me a bit about Boston University Academy.
Boston University Academy is Co-ed private day school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1993, and currently has about 229 students, 3.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.buacademy.org/home.
06.
Where is Boston University Academy located?
Boston University Academy is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 2 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Boston University Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
In recent years, 81 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Boston University Academy also have 95% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Boston University Academy on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Boston University Academy is among the most popular schools, within top 141 for all US schools.

Also Boston University Academy has been favorited by 170 users.
03.
Where do Boston University Academy students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 39.13% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 24.35% go to top 25, and about 14.35% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with Boston University Academy?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Boston University Academy. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Boston University Academy’s official site: http://www.buacademy.org/home or call them at 617-353-9000.
04.
What is the application requirement for Boston University Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Boston University Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Boston University Academy?
Yes, here are few: Frances Jacobson Early Childhood Center, Kids Are People Elementary School and The Winsor School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Boston University Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Boston University Academy in 2024 is $53,010, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at academyadmission@bu.edu .
10.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Boston University Academy?
The overall rating for Boston University Academy is A+.

The section ratings of Boston University Academy are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
B for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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