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Boston University

Department of History

Boston, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 8
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 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Alternate accepted
Major research paper
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

103
Applied
24
Accepted
11
Enrolled
23%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 20th December 20th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae, foreign language proficiency
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae, 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 December 20
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships
Federal Work-Study

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.7%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.41%
Unknown 8.11%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Nina Silber
Chair
Email: nsilber@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2000
Fax: 617-353-2556

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