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Boston University

Boston University, which was founded in 1839, is a non-sectarian private university located in Boston, Massachusetts.

The university's two urban campuses, one on the Charles River in Boston's Back Bay[?] and the Medical Center campus in Boston's South End[?] neighborhood comprise over 2,000 faculty and nearly 30,000 students. Boston University includes Colleges of Fine Arts, Arts and Sciences, Communication, Engineering, General Studies, and Health and Rehabilitation; Schools of Education, Dentistry, Hospitality Administration, Law, Medicine, Management, Music, Public Health, Social Work, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts; as well as the presitigious University Professors program. The university offers associate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.

Boston University's Terriers compete in basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, rowing, soccer, swimming, tennis and wrestling, while the Lady Terriers compete in basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, swimming, tennis, and track. The school's atheletic teams compete in the America East[?], Hockey East[?], and Colonial Athletic Association[?] conferences, and their mascot is Rhett the Dog.

Notable alumni include:

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