81
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Boston University / Intercollegiate Program in Bioinformatics is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 12
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

Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Internship
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

212
Applied
61
Accepted
18
Enrolled
29%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, resume
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, resume
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 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

81
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 2.47%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.23%
Unknown 3.7%

Gender

Male (66%)
Female (33%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Tom Tullius
Director
Email: tullius@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2482