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Boston College

Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

Boston College / Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership and policy
Master of Arts/Master of Business Administration (MA/MBA) Higher education and business administration
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD) Higher education and law
Master of Arts (MA) International higher education
Juris Doctor/Master of Education (JD/M Ed) Higher education
Juris Doctor/Master of Education (JD/M Ed) Educational leadership and law
Doctor of Education (DE) Educational leadership

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 56
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

719
Applied
152
Enrolled

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

241
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.62%
Black or African American 10.37%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.56%
Unknown 4.98%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 9
Male (10)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: College access and success, comparative and international higher education, educational leadership and policy, higher education, whole person education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  2467
United States
Contact Dr. Lauri Johnson
Department Chair
Email: lauri.johnson@bc.edu
Phone: 617-5524214
Fax: 617-5520812

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