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Boston University

Programs in Human Physiology

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Programs in Human Physiology 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)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
25
Accepted
11
Enrolled
51%

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 January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 84

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 Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

15
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 13.33%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 5
Male (4)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Skeletal muscle, neural systems, smooth muscle, muscular dystrophy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,345,000

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Paula Quatromoni
Chair
Email: paulaq@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-5797
Fax: 617-353-7567

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