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Boston University

Office of Personnel: 25 Buick St, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02215
Employees: 2,739 faculty, 5,386 non-faculty
President: Robert Brown

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Boston University is the fourth-largest independent college in the United States, It is also the fifth largest employer in Boston, and among the 25 largest employers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

B.U. has 17 schools and colleges with over 16,340 undergraduate students and 13,497 graduate students from all 50 states and 143 countries. The school has over 288,938 living alumni.

The school offers more than 250 majors and minors. Tuition for the 2010-11 academic year is $39,314 per year and $12,260 for room and board. 80% of undergrads live on campus.

The campus on Brookline is located on 133 acres and has 320 buildings.

B.U. began in 1839 as the Newbury Bibilical Institute, a seminary for training Methodist ministers. This Institute, now Boston University's School of Theology, was the first seminary of the United Methodist Church. It moved to New Hampshire in 1846 then to 30 acres in Brookline in 1867. It was the first university to open all divisions to women in 1872.

Benefits and Perks

B.U. offers excellent benefits including health, dental, life insurance coverage. The University also offers free tuition for most courses taken by employees, their spouses and children.

Retirement and savings plans are also provided to employees.

More detailed information about benefits can be found here.

Updated August 15, 2010


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