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波士顿大学|Boston University

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波士顿大学|Boston University


校    训:Learning, Virtue, and Piety
现任校长:Robert A. Brown
学校类型:私立
建立时间:设立1839,Chartered 1869
所 在 地:美国,麻萨诸塞州
面   积:(Urban)132 acres (534,000 m²)
学校昵称:Terriers
吉 祥 物:Rhett the Boston Terrier
学校颜色:Scarlet and White
学校网址:
http://www.bu.edu

波士顿大学(Boston University,简称BU)位于麻州波士顿市,是一所非属宗派的私立大学。它在1839年建立于佛蒙特州时,是一所卫理公会的神学院,1847年迁移到新罕布夏州的协和市,1867年又迁到麻州布鲁克兰,最后由1939年至1948年间迁移至现今沿着查尔士河畔的校区。波士顿大学采取国际化、多元化的管理经营方式,吸引了来自世界各地的学生,广招外国优秀学生,使波士顿大学成为一个世界文化交流的学府。

波士顿大学设有15个学院,全校约30,000名学生,大学部及研究所学生各半,而国际学生的比例则是居全美大学之冠。波士顿大学所在位置是属于新英格兰地区New England,此区为美国独立革命的发源地,也是欧洲教徒最早登陆新大陆的地点,此区共有56所大专院校,其中包括哈佛大学Harvard University、麻省理工学院MIT等名校及多所音乐及艺术专业学院。波士顿大学幸运地即在这集古典、优雅、浪漫于一身的文化古城中,与 哈佛大学、 麻省理工学院等校隔着查理士河相对。

波士顿大学地理位置很方便,在交通上有大众运输系统MBTA、地铁、电车、巴士、火车都可以搭乘。波士顿大学处的位置中,除了艺术文化及学术风格浓厚之外,像一些国家级的机构也设立在此,例如:美国国家航空暨太空总署、医学研究中心等,让这里赢得了美东硅谷之美名。

一、院系设置

波士顿大学不但拥有一流的师资、设备,也拥有健全的科系。全校共有十五个学院,例如艺术学院(School for the Arts)、大众传播学院(College of Communication)、教育学院(School of Education)、牙医学院(Gold man School of Graduate Dentistry)、工学院(College of Engineering)、法学院(School of Law)、文学院(College of Liberal Arts)、商学院(School of Management)、医学院(School of Medicine)、大都会学院(Metro politan College)、公共卫生学院(School of Public Health)、社会工作学院(School of Social Work)等,共包括两百五十个以上不同的科系,为一完整的综合大学。其中,大都会学院为波士顿大学的一大特色,专为社会人士提供在职进修的机会。

Colleges and schools include:

College of Fine Arts (CFA)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
  Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GRS)
College of Communication (COM)
College of Engineering (ENG)
College of General Studies (CGS)
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College) (SAR)
School of Education (SED)
Division of Extended Education
School of Hospitality Administration (SHA)
School of Law (LAW)
School of Management (SMG)
Metropolitan College (MET)
  Boston University Brussels (BUB)
  Boston University Science and Engineering Program (SEP)
School of Social Work (SSW)
School of Theology (STH)
University Professors Program (UNI) (will graduate its final class in 2011)
School of Medicine (MED)
  Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS)
Goldman School of Dental Medicine (SDM)
School of Public Health (SPH)

二、学校排名

1、U.S. News & World Report ranks Boston University 57th among national universities. Boston University was also ranked 21st among U.S. law schools, 34th among medical schools, and 41st among business schools. The Biomedical Engineering Graduate and Undergraduate Programs are ranked #7 and #8 respectively in the nation and rising by U.S. News and World Report. The undergraduate program is also the sixth largest ABET-accredited program in the nation.

2、The Financial Times ranks Boston University"s MBA program as the #45 U.S. School for Career Progress.

3、Business Week ranks Boston University"s MBA program #15, and its undergraduate business program #37.

4、The Times Higher Education Supplement ranks Boston University the 19th best university in the United States, and the 47th best university in the world, in its 2007 list of the Top 200 universities in the world.

5、"The Professional Ranking of World Universities" conducted by the Ecole des mines de Paris, ranks Boston University the 34th best school in the world and 15th best in the U.S. for the professional future of its alumni.

6、Newsweek (International Edition), in its August 2006 list of the Top 100 Global Universities, ranked Boston University the 35th best university in the United States, and 65th best in the world.

7、The Institute of Higher Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranks Boston University 47th best overall university, and 45th best undergraduate university in the United States (two schools ranked above BU are graduate schools only; UCSF and Rockefeller), as well as 81st best in the world, on its list of the Top 500 universities in the world.

8、The Center for Measuring University Performance.ranks Boston University among the top 50 research universities in the country.

9、The Wall Street Journal ranks Boston University"s MBA program 41st nationally and the Information Technology department is ranked 10th in the world for academic excellence (September 2005).

10、Forbes ranks Boston University"s MBA program 46th among domestic MBA programs (August 2005).They also ranked Boston University as the 25th most Entrepreneurial college in America.

11、The School of Management is ranked among the top 25 programs in the US by Entrepreneur magazine (April 2005).[citation needed]

12、BU also participates in the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)"s University and College Accountability Network (U-CAN).

三、学校设施

波士顿大学校区内设施先进,尤其是独营的电视台、广播电台、旅馆(Howard Johnson),提供给大众传播学院(College of Communication)及旅馆管理学院(School of Hospitality Management)的学生们绝隹的学习场所。除此之外,波士顿大学还提供了完善的住宿环境,Warren Tower宿舍大楼为全美最大型的宿舍之一;Case Athletic Center 体育馆和Nickerson广场是学生运动健身的好场所;Mugar图书馆、GSU 学生活动中心、BU戏院、BU书局等,均是波士顿大学引以为傲的完善设备。

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