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Would you consider Boston University a research university?

Hi all, I'm currently looking into applying to Boston University, and I was wondering if it's considered a research university. I'm interested in participating in research as an undergrad, so I want to make sure the school offers plenty of opportunities for that. Thanks for your help!

9 months ago

Hello! Boston University is indeed considered a research university. It is classified as an R1 institution, which means it has a 'very high research activity'. This category is the highest level of research activity for an institution in the United States.

As a student interested in research, you'll be glad to know that BU offers numerous opportunities for undergraduate students to engage in research, across a wide range of academic fields. For example, the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is one such initiative where you can get involved in research projects, either during the academic year or the summer.

Given these resources and the services available, you should find ample chances to conduct research as an undergraduate student at BU. Best of luck with your application!

9 months ago

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