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School of Theology Boston University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 46%54%
    student ratio
  • 308
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • February 15
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • 11 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Divinity/Master of Social Work (M Div/MSW)
      Master of Theological Studies/Master of Social Work (MTS/MSW)
      Doctor of Ministry/Master of Social Work (D Min/MSW)
      Master of Divinity/Master of Sacred Ministry (M Div/MSM)
    • Sacred Theology Master of Sacred Theology (STM)
    • Divinity Master of Divinity (M Div)
    • Sacred Music Master of Sacred Music (MSM)
    • Theology Doctor of Theology (Th D)
    • Ministry Doctor of Ministry (D Min)
    • Practical Theology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Theological Studies Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 43
    • Doctoral Degrees 41
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and contextual education
    • Doctoral Degrees 2, Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 252
    • Accepted 149
    • Acceptance Rate 59
    • Enrolled 82
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $70
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th March 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.3
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • 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 submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJuly 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students308
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students308
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown5%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty49
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage39%
    • Male Percentage61%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPractical theology, Biblical literature in its social and cultural context, history of Christianity, social ethics, theological studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Theology

Boston University

745 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Rev. Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore

Dean

Phone: 617-353-3050
Fax: 617-353-3061

Rev. Anastasia Kidd

Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-353-3036
Fax: 617-358-0140
Email: sthadmis@bu.edu



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