55
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boston University / Department of History of Art and Architecture is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History of art and architecture
(Certificate) Museum studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History of art and architecture

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Scholarly paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

151
Applied
48
Accepted
9
Enrolled
32%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 5th January 5th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae, writing sample, foreign language proficiency
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae, writing sample, foreign language proficiency
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 5
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

55
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.64%
Black or African American 1.82%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 9.09%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Alice Tseng
Chair
Email: aytseng@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-1458
Fax: 617-353-3243