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
46%
54%
student ratio
72
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
34%
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)
    • 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)
    • Energy And Environmental Analysis Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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

34% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 213
    • Accepted 73
    • Acceptance Rate 34
    • Enrolled 16
  • 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 November 1st November 1st 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 & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students72
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students72
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

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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