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Boston University

Department of Journalism

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Department of Journalism is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 75

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Professional project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

170
Applied
124
Accepted
34
Enrolled
73%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, writing samples, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
34%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.94%
Black or African American 7.94%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Location & Contact

Address 640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact William McKeen
Chairman
Email: wmckeen@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-3484
Fax: 617-353-1086

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