The Boston University is a private research university founded in 1839, and boasts among its alumni the great Martin Luther King Jr. It is currently ranked the 42nd best college in the United States, and currently enrolls over 32,000 students. The university has two campuses, the main one is found beside the Charles River and in South End the Boston University medical campus can be found.
It is considered a research university with a very high research activity. The university offers several undergraduate degrees and graduate programs in over eighteen schools. The university also offers several study abroad programs in multiple countries around the globe.
The Boston University has campuses in other countries for its study abroad program. These are located in London, Los Angeles, Paris, Washington D.C and Sidney. Students get to immerse themselves in other cultures, and in the case of Paris are even offered language classes.
Below are the latest Boston University mascot info:
Rhett the Boston Terrier
|Mascot Color||Scarlet & White|
|Mascot Meaning||He is named after Rhett Butler who fell madly in love with Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. As scarlet is the official school color, Rhett the Boston terrier represents an undying love and loyalty to Boston University.|
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Gone With The Wind
The Boston University mascot is a black and white terrier, named Rhett. He is named after Rhett Butler who fell madly in love with Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. As scarlet is the official school color, Rhett the Boston terrier represents an undying love and loyalty to Boston University. He has been the Boston University mascot since 1922. The primary colors of Boston University are Scarlet and white.
Home away from Home
The Boston University dorms are considered the 10th largest of all 4 year colleges. It is mandatory for freshmen to live on campus, but in later years they can choose to move to off-campus housing. Due to the continuous construction of new housing, the Boston University dorms have a wide range of styles that includes brownstones and even high rise residential buildings. All dormitories have perpetual security.
The Boston University Life
Students are not simply given an academic experience, they are also encouraged to join one or more of the over 500 clubs at the university. They can be part of the abundance of student publications, join the community service centers or even the ROTC if they are interested.
The school is located in a very urban setting, and due to its location offers students a cultural delight. Students can visit the Museum of Fine arts or the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum or just be patrons of the several cafes and music halls found in the area. Also those interested in foreign or independent films can go to the Coolidge Corner theatre for a treat. For sports fans Fenway Park the home of the Boston Red Sox is found in the Fenway-Kenmore area.
The Boston University Terriers as the university athletic teams are called, participate in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I. They are involved in several men’s and women’s sporting activities that include but are not limited to basketball, ice hockey, rowing and lacrosse. These sports are also club competition, allowing different clubs in the university to compete with each other. The most successful team on campus is the hockey team.
For additional information on Boston University, please visit their official website.