Boston University is a private research university in Boston, Massachusetts. It was established 1839 and has a strength of over 16,000 undergraduates. It’s known for its academic rigor, emphasizing both research and field experience; providing access to internships in Boston and the rest of the world. It has an optimal student-faculty ratio, and Greek life is well and alive here. BU’s classes take on a world perspective. This 360 degree view is also seen in the student body’s diversity and its sheer volume of student organizations. It has one of the best hockey teams, and football home games personify school spirit! The university is part of one of the best college towns of the nation. Shopping at Newbury Street and food at North End never gets old. The nachos at Sunset Cantina can spoil you for life! The university’s alumni include some extremely prominent and inspiring people such as Martin Luther King Jr., Jhumpa Lahiri and Julianna Moore. Boston University is a great place to live and learn.