35
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
Interested?

Interested in Department of Political Science? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 8
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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

114
Applied
17
Accepted
5
Enrolled
15%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, curriculum vitae
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.71%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 25%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.86%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact David Mayers
Chair
Email: dmayers@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2540
Fax: 617-353-5508