190
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boston University / Department of Computer Science is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Cyber security
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Data-centric computing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 42
Doctoral Degrees 11

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
Thesis Optional
Project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,144
Applied
338
Accepted
91
Enrolled
30%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

190
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 12%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.16%

Gender

Male (79%)
Female (20%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Mark Crovella
Chair
Email: crovella@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-8919
Fax: 617-353-6457