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Boston University, a private research university in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the top 40 institutions of higher learning in the U.S. It was founded in 1839 and has been historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The school’s official motto is “Learning, Virtue, Piety” and the campus size is 135 acres. People affiliated with BU have won eight Nobel Prizes, 23 Pulitzer Prizes and nine Academy Awards. The school boasts 10 Rhodes Scholars, 48 Sloan Fellows and six Marshall Scholars. Notable alumni include civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., journalist and TV host Bill O’Reilly, actors Jason Alexander and Michael Chiklis, actresses Faye Dunaway and Julianne Moore, radio host Howard Stern, author Jhumpa Lahiri and sports commentator Bill Simmons. The school’s colors are white and scarlet and its mascot is Rhett the Boston Terrier. BU’s sporting affiliations are NCAA Division I – Patriot League and Hockey East, and the 23 varsity sports include men’s basketball, lacrosse and ice hockey, and women’s ice hockey, lacrosse, softball and track and field. Boston University men's hockey team has won five NCAA championships. BU has a castle on campus, and in the castle basement, there is a BU bar operated by the university.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles with an estimated population of 685,094 in 2017, making it also the most populous city in the New England region. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. More from Wikipedia...
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Dorm Food:Notable, has some of the best college food in the U.S.
Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 450 to choose from
Greek Life:Important, there are eight fraternities and 12 sororities and 13 percent of students participate
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends