Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Philosophy Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
31%
69%
student ratio
51
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • 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? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

10% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 223
    • Accepted 23
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 11
  • 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 15th January 15th 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, sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students51
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Location & Contact

Department of Philosophy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

David Roochnik

Chairman

Phone: 617-353-4579
Fax: 617-353-6805
Email: roochnik@bu.edu

Laura Hubbard

Senior Program Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-2571
Fax: 617-353-6805
Email: casphilo@bu.edu


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