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Boston University

Department of Chemistry

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Chemistry 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 14
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 0

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

320
Applied
64
Accepted
20
Enrolled
20%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement

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 December 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.63%
Black or African American 0.85%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.85%
Two or more races 1.69%
Unknown 5.93%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Karen Allen
Chair
Email: drkallen@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-5544
Fax: 617-353-6466

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