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Boston University

Back to Portal Back to Colleges/Universities Homepage Boston University 18000 Total Undergraduate Enrollment $ 50000 Tuition and Fees (without financial aid) Calculate what you’ll pay here Undergraduate Degree Types Certificate/Diploma* Bachelor’s degree* *Online/hybrid programming available Other Online Non-Degree Courses MOOCs Bootcamps Financial Aid State grant Institutional grant State scholarship Institutional scholarship Corporate Partner Tuition Discounts… Read more »

Career Coaching and Connecting: Improving the Talent Pipeline from New England Colleges to New England Employment

New England colleges and universities are often presented as a source of economic advantage in the New England states for providing a strong talent pool for regional employers. Yet, many state officials and others are questioning the efficacy of colleges and universities in serving regional labor market needs, as employers across New England are currently… Read more »

Apprenticeship Boosted in House

DC Shuttle … House Committee Passes Apprenticeship Bill. The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee unanimously approved the Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act (H.R. 5509), introduced by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and cosponsored by Chair Lamar Smith (R-TX). The bill directs the National Science Foundation to provide grants for innovative approaches to… Read more »

Innovation and Accreditation: A Natural Pairing?

Accreditation has been in the hot seat of late. It is both faulted for being asked to do too much—serving a “regulation-by-other-means” function as gatekeeper for federal student financial aid dollars—and for asking too little in terms of student learning and life outcomes. Along with these criticisms have come some interesting proposals for improvement. The… Read more »

Elsa Núñez on Internships with Business … and for Equity (Video)

Video snippets from NEBHE’s Summit on Employability: A National Imperative … Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez led a session at the Dec. 4 Summit about the Commission on Higher Education & Employability’s “Equity Imperative.” NEBHE aims to ensure that the Commission’s workforce vision serves all New Englanders … as a matter of social…

Shortsighted Tax Policy: Senate and House Tax Reform Bills Would Increase Burdens on Universities and Students

If there is one area of common ground between the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, it is that the time has finally come for those entities that are not currently paying their fair share of taxes to step forward and be held accountable. Both the Senate and House tax reform… Read more »

GOP Plan Would Tax Endowments, Slam Higher Ed Breaks

DC Shuttle … House Tax Plan Would Hit Higher Education. Republican leadership in the U.S. House released its draft “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”, which would have major implications for the higher education community. A new tax would make private colleges subject to a 1.4% excise tax on the net investment income of their endowments…. Read more »

Post-Labor Days … and More from the NEJHE Beat

Post-Labor Days. For many, that means time to put away the white pants and relish that last summer getaway. Few will reflect on the true meaning of Labor Day (and May Day) or the too-often-denigrated labor movement in general. Fewer will think of the 19th century mill girls in Lowell, Mass., and their successors who risked…

Employability: A National Imperative

In association with the Commission on Higher Education & Employability, NEBHE held its Employability: A National Imperative summit on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Expert speakers explored these and other pressing questions… What kinds of jobs will be eliminated by the rise of analytics, automation and artificial intelligence? What… Read more »