Department of Earth and Environment Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Earth and Environment Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
83
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
40%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Earth Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Geography And Environment Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Energy And Environmental Analysis Master of Arts (MA)
    • Environmental Remote Sensing And GIS Master of Arts (MA)
    • Global Development Policy Master of Arts (MA)
    • International Relations And Environmental Policy Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 5
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 249
    • Accepted 102
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 19
  • 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 January 31st January 31st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation, and official transcripts, 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown10%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBiogeosciences, climate and surface processes; energy, environment and society; geographical sciences; geology, geochemistry and geophysics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Earth and Environment

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Curtis Woodcock

Chair

Phone: 617-353-5746
Email: curtis@bu.edu

Nora Watson

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-2529
Fax: 617-353-8399
Email: norala31@bu.edu


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