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

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 20
    total students
  • $42,400 | $42,400
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 57%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    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 Not reported
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 and Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 2, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

57% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 57
    • Enrolled 2
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$42,400
    • Out-of-state tuition *$42,400
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution 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 Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students20
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Full-time Percentage85%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races11%
    • Unknown6%

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

Stephanie Nelson

Chairman

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

Stacy Fox

Department Administrator

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



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