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Department of Economics Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 42%58%
    student ratio
  • 352
    total students
  • $42,400 | $42,400
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 2
    fall application deadline
  • 29%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Political Economy Master of Arts in Political Economy (MAPE)
    • Economic Policy Master of Arts in Economic Policy (MAEP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 156
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • 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 1, Required, Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,280
    • Accepted 379
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 173
  • 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 2nd January 2nd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 2
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students352
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students352
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Barton Lipman

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-2995
Fax: 617-353-4449
Email: blipman@bu.edu

Andrew Campolieto

Graduate Program Administrator

Phone: 617-353-4454
Fax: 617-353-4449
Email: acamp@bu.edu



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