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Department of English Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 55
    total students
  • $43,970 | $43,970
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 17%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • English Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 256
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 14
  • 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 1st January 1st 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, GRE Subject Test, sample of written work, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test, sample of written work, 2 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 *$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 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students55
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Location & Contact

Department of English

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

Gene Jarrett

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-2509
Fax: 617-353-3653
Email: gjarrett@bu.edu

Anne Austin

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 617-353-2509
Fax: 617-353-3653
Email: akaustin@bu.edu



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