Donald Trump has become the 45th president of the United States in one of the most historic elections in history.
The billionaire businessman shocked the world by winning swing states in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina on his way to the White House.
Victory had been predicted for Hillary Clinton, but Trump’s success in Pennsylvania secured the presidency for a man who has no political experience.
And, The Republicans also have control of Congress.
Trump, a Manhattan real-estate tycoon, secured over 270 of the 538 electoral college votes to declare victory.
BU students were in America to capture the drama and emotion of the historic night. Based at the University of Maryland, just outside of Washington DC, the students witnessed tears on the campus as the Trump victory became reality. Some students even said they plan to leave America.