Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations College of Communication Boston University

Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations College of Communication Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
170
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
45%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
    • Advertising Master of Science (MS)
    • Communication Research Master of Science (MS)
    • Communication Studies Master of Science (MS)
    • Public Relations Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 45
    • 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

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 444
    • Accepted 200
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 86
  • 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, samples 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
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students170
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students170
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown4%

Location & Contact

Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations

College of Communication
Boston University

640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

T. Carter

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-3482
Email: comlaw@bu.edu

Manny Dotel

Administrator of Graduate Services

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


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