Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Boston University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
76%
24%
student ratio
100
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 1
fall application deadline
12%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 32
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted and research apprenticeship
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

12% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 986
    • Accepted 122
    • Acceptance Rate 12
    • Enrolled 34
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and personal statement, curriculum vitae
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (recommended), three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and personal statement, curriculum vitae
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students100
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students100
    • Part-time Percentage6%
    • Full-time Percentage94%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student19%

Location & Contact

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

David Somers

Chairman

Phone: 617-358-1372
Fax: 617-353-6933
Email: somers@bu.edu

Martin Gastmann

Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid

Phone: 617-353-2696
Fax: 617-358-5492
Email: grs@bu.edu


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