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Boston University

Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Arts (MBA/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) Global policy
Master of Arts (MA) International relations
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs
Master of Arts (MA) Latin American studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 31
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Capstone

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

377
Applied
296
Accepted
41
Enrolled
79%

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
Spring deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcript of all prior college coursework, personal statement, resume or curriculum vitae (recommended)

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.91%
Unknown 1.82%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 10
Male (31)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International relations, area studies, political economy, global development policy, global climate
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 121 Bay State Road
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Adil Najam
Dean
Email: anajam@bu.edu
Phone: 617-358-0988
Fax: 617-353-9290

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