33
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Division of Emerging Media Studies

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

Master's Degrees 36

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 Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

143
Applied
46
Accepted
20
Enrolled
32%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, writing samples, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral 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 Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

33
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
87%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.06%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (0)
Male (3)
Female (1)

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