Division of Emerging Media Studies Boston University

Division of Emerging Media Studies Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
73%
27%
student ratio
33
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
32%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Media Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 36
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 143
    • Accepted 46
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 1st May 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, resume, and writing samples, letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, resume, and writing samples, letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students33
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian27%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student67%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty4
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%

Location & Contact

Division of Emerging Media Studies

Boston University

640 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Dr. James Katz

Professor of Emerging Media/Chair of the Division of Emerging Media Studies

Phone: 617-353-7733
Email: dems@bu.edu

Jackie Cummings

Admission and Financial Aid Counselor

Phone: 617-353-3481
Email: comgrad@bu.edu


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