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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
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 31
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards 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
    • In-state tuition *$43,970
    • Out-of-state tuition *$43,970
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution 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 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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