Department of Classical Studies Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Classical Studies Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
20
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Classics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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? No
    • 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

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 36
    • Accepted 11
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, scholarly writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, and scholarly writing sample, personal statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian68%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty15
    • Full-time Percentage93%
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHomer and Hesiod, tragedy and comedy, classical tradition, fifth century Athenian history, empire literature and history
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Classical Studies

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

745 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Ann Vasaly

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-2427
Fax: 617-353-1610
Email: vasaly@bu.edu

Melissa Parno

Department Administrator

Phone: 617-353-2426
Fax: 617-353-1610
Email: josephmv@bu.edu


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