Back to Results
Boston University

Department of Political Science

Boston, MA

Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Larger Map
Want to update the data for this profile? Claim it!
Interested?

Interested in Boston University? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.

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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 10
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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (optional in Fall 2021 admissions)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

93
Applied
16
Accepted
6
Enrolled
17%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (optional in Fall 2021 admissions)
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 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Career or field-related internships
Federal Work-Study
Financial support for part-time students

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.38%
Black or African American 3.13%
White or Caucasian 15%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Neta Crawford
Chair
Email: politicschair@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-4040
Fax: 617-353-5508

Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.
Boston University
Update my info
Your submission to Department of Political Science has been sent.
×