College of Communication Boston University

College of Communication Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
80%
20%
student ratio
309
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
3 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 128
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 910
    • Accepted 503
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 186
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st 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, transcripts, essays, and 3 letters of recommendation, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, transcripts, essays, 3 letters of recommendation, and resume, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

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 awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students309
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students309
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown9%

Location & Contact

College of Communication

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Thomas Fiedler

Dean

Phone: 617-353-3450
Fax: 617-358-0399
Email: comdean@bu.edu

Manny Dotel

Assistant Director, Graduate Affairs

Phone: 617-353-3481
Email: comgrad@bu.edu


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