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Boston University

Department of Earth and Environment

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Department of Earth and Environment is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Remote sensing and geospatial sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Earth and environment
Master of Arts (MA) Energy and environment
Master of Arts (MA) Earth and environment

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 4
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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

195
Applied
103
Accepted
31
Enrolled
53%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 19th December 19th No
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, official 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 19
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

78
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.13%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biogeosciences, climate and surface processes; energy, environment and society; geographical sciences; geology, geochemistry and geophysics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Guido Salvucci
Interim Chair
Email: gdsalvuc@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-8344

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