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Boston University

College of Engineering

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / College of Engineering is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Engineering (M Eng)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 288
Doctoral Degrees 55

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,337
Applied
1,416
Accepted
402
Enrolled
42%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
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 January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,002
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.69%
Black or African American 0.5%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.4%
Unknown 3.79%

Gender

Male (70%)
Female (29%)

Faculty

121
Total faculty
Full-time - 112
Part-time - 9
Male (108)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Photonics, bioengineering, computer and information systems, nanotechnology, materials science and engineering
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 44 Cummington Mall
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Kenneth R. Lutchen
Dean
Email: klutch@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2800
Fax: 617-358-3468

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