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Is Boston University known for its research?

Hi guys, I'm a junior and have been researching colleges. I stumbled upon Boston University and was wondering if it is considered a research university. I'm mainly interested in biomedical engineering. Could anyone provide info on BU's research reputation? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hello! I'm glad to hear you're looking into Boston University. My son is currently attending BU, and I've done quite a bit of research on the university myself. Yes, BU is considered a research university and it has a strong reputation for its research initiatives. In fact, it's categorized as an R1: Doctoral Universities (Highest Research Activity) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Boston University's College of Engineering is renowned for its biomedical engineering program. The university invests a significant amount into research, offering cutting-edge facilities and resources to both undergraduates and graduate students. If you're particularly interested in researching, BU provides opportunities to work with faculty on various projects, including those within the biomedical engineering field.

I highly recommend visiting the university's website and their Research section to gain a better understanding of the ongoing projects and the resources available. I'm sure you'll find it an excellent place to pursue your interests in biomedical engineering. Best of luck with your college search!

9 months ago

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