Boston University started out as a theological seminary but since then has grown to be a distinguished university with Nobel prize winners and Pultizer nominees for faculty members. It has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) since 1929. It is home to a diverse mix of students from 135 countries from 6 continents.

Boston University has a great distance learning program that offers fully online degree programs as well as individual online courses. It has an online undergraduate degree completion program and online graduate programs in the following fields: Education, Criminal Justice, Computer Information Systems, Health Communication, Management, Occupational and Physical Therapy. It also offers online graduate certificate programs.

Its online programs have received good reviews and in fact the university was awarded the “Silver Best Practices Award for Distance Learning Programming” for 2010 by the the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).

Admissions requirement for Boston University is as follows:

● High school transcript
● Senior grades
● School Report Form
● Teacher Evaluation
● College/university transcript(s) (if applicable)
● Essays
● SAT or ACT scores

Tuition for online program varies greatly depending on the field of study. Online undergrad tuition for AY 2010-2011 ranges from $362/ credit hour to $630/credit hour. Online graduate tuition ranges from $614/credit hour to $1228/credit hour. An additional $50 tech fee/credit hour is charged to most online courses.

Financial aid in the form of payment plans and options, agency sponsorship, loans, and refunds are facilitated by BU’s Student Accounting Services.

For more information about online majors, degrees, classes, online programs, rankings, reviews, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Boston University.