Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
72%
28%
student ratio
111
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
10%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 82
    • Doctoral Degrees 22
    • 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 1,093
    • Accepted 110
    • Acceptance Rate 10
    • Enrolled 42
  • 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 December 1st December 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 (recommended), three letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), three letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students111
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students111
    • Part-time Percentage8%
    • Full-time Percentage92%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American2%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown9%

Location & Contact

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

Boston, MA 02215
United States

David Somers

Chairman

Phone: 617-358-1372
Fax: 617-353-6933
Email: somers@bu.edu

Martin Gastmann

Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 617-353-2696
Fax: 617-358-5492
Email: grs@bu.edu


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