Office of Personnel: 25 Buick St, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02215
Employees: 2,739 faculty, 5,386 non-faculty
President: Robert Brown
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
More detailed information about benefits
can be found here.