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Boston University

Department of English

Boston , MA

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Boston University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 16
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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in literature (strongly recommended)
1 Foreign Language
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in literature
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

148
Applied
59
Accepted
13
Enrolled
40%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in literature (strongly recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, scholarly writing sample, curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in literature
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, scholarly writing sample, curriculum vitae

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 3
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

46
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 8.7%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Robert Chodat
Chair
Email: rchodat@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2509
Fax: 617-353-3653

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