Boston University, a nonsectarian, private research university established in 1839, enrolls about 33,000 students across eighteen colleges and schools. Boston University, one of the largest independent, non-profit universities in the United States, also operates one of the strongest private research programs in the country. BU boasts more than 250,000 alumni worldwide.
The University offers a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. Boston University’s online school offers a numerous undergraduate courses and degree programs and eighteen online master’s degree programs, including management, taxation law, and art education. Boston University also offers online doctoral programs in music education and occupational therapy. BU also offers more than a dozen online certificate programs.
Boston University’s online students have access to a variety of traditional services, including library resources, career services, and tutoring.