Boston University (most commonly referred to as BU or otherwise known as Boston U.) is a private, research university located in Boston, Massachusetts. The university has more than 3,800 faculty members and 33,000 students. It offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctorates, and medical, dental, business, and law degrees through eighteen schools and colleges on two urban campuses.
The university counts seven Nobel Laureates including Martin Luther King, Jr. (PhD '55) and Elie Wiesel, 35 Pulitzer Prize winners, six Academy Award winners, Emmy and Tony Award winners among its faculty and alumni.