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Department of Journalism College of Communication Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 69%31%
    student ratio
  • 91
    total students
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 1
    fall application deadline
  • 77%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Broadcast Journalism Master of Science (MS)
    • Business And Economics Journalism Master of Science (MS)
    • Journalism Master of Science (MS)
    • Science Journalism Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 61
    • 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 Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 233
    • Accepted 180
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $80
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 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, sample of written work
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$43,970
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,970
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 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 Students91
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students91
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown14%

Location & Contact

Department of Journalism

College of Communication
Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

William McKeen

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-3484
Fax: 617-353-1086
Email: wmckeen@bu.edu

Manny Dotel

Administrator of Graduate Services

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



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