Department of History Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Department of History Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
49%
51%
student ratio
61
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • History Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • European National Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Medieval Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 194
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Female Percentage49%
    • Male Percentage51%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students61
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown6%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchU.S. history, medieval history, early modern European history, Latin American history, Asian history, transnational history
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of History

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3800
United States

Dr. Kevin Kenny

Chairperson

Phone: 617-552-1196
Email: kevin.kenny@bc.edu

Dr. Prasannan Pathasarathi

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: 617-552-3781
Email: pathasa@bc.edu


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