Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
29
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 5
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Archaeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees 2 Foreign Languages, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 40
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 2
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 5th January 5th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and personal statement, scholarly writing sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, and personal statement, scholarly writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 5
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students29
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student28%

Location & Contact

Department of Archaeology

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Curtis Runnels

Chair

Phone: 617-358-1647
Fax: 617-353-6800
Email: runnels@bu.edu

Maria Sousa

Senior Program Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-3415
Fax: 617-353-6800
Email: mhsousa@bu.edu

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