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Boston University

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Department of Mathematics and Statistics is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Statistics
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematics
Master of Science (MS) Statistical practice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Mathematics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 (mathematics)
Comp Exam Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

937
Applied
245
Accepted
63
Enrolled
26%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 6th January 6th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (mathematics)
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 January 6
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

137
Total Graduate Students
66%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.73%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 17%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.73%
Unknown 5.11%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Tasso Kaper
Chair
Email: tasso@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-9552
Fax: 617-353-8100

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