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
84%
16%
student ratio
147
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
48%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
    • Advertising Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • 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

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 429
    • Accepted 208
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 81
  • 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, resume, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 Students147
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students147
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown5%

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

Assistant Director, Graduate Affairs

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


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