Application Credentials

You must complete and submit the Common or Coalition Application to be considered for admission to Boston University.

The Board of Admissions conducts a rigorous and holistic review of each application. To ensure the most comprehensive review of your application for admission, applicants must also submit the following credentials in addition to the Common or Coalition Application:

Teachers and guidance counselors submitting credentials can do so in the manner that is most convenient:

  • Via email to is our required file type)
  • Through a vendor such as Common Application, Coalition for College, Docufide, or Naviance
  • By postal mail to the address below:

Boston University Admissions
881 Commonwealth Avenue, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215