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Boston University

Division of Emerging Media Studies

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Division of Emerging Media Studies is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 22
Doctoral Degrees 1

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

302
Applied
193
Accepted
54
Enrolled
64%

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 Requirements Transcript(s), resume/CV, writing samples, 3 letters of recommendation, Kira Talent assessment
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcript(s), resume/CV, writing samples, 3 letters of recommendation, Kira Talent assessment

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended 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 Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Federal Work-Study

Student Body

70
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.86%
Black or African American 1.43%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.43%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Location & Contact

Address 640 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. James Katz
Professor of Emerging Media/Chair of the Division of Emerging Media Studies
Email: dems@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-7733

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