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

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Earth Sciences (MA, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis; For Doctorate, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S And Doctorate, GRE General Test, 3 Letters Of Recommendation. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 1/15 For Domestic And International Students; For Spring Admission, 10/15 For Domestic And International Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 27. 87 Applicants, 9% Accepted, 5 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
28 Full-Time (19 Women), 1 Part-Time; Includes 1 Minority (Asian American Or Pacific Islander), 5 International.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2011&Ndash;12, 1 Fellowship With Full Tuition Reimbursement (Averaging $19,800 Per Year), 15 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $19,300 Per Year), 8 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $93 Per Year) Were Awarded; Federal Work-Study And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Mark Friedl
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-353-5745
Fax: 617-353-3290

Contact Info
Christian Cole
Department Administrator
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-353-2529
Fax: 617-353-3290

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