Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
64%
36%
student ratio
11
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 28
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation, one original full-length play or two one-act plays, transcripts, personal statement, and curriculum vitae, ability to read or speak a foreign language
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students11
    • Female Percentage64%
    • Male Percentage36%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students11
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races28%
    • Unknown or International Student18%

Location & Contact

Playwriting Program

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Katherine Snodgrass

Artistic Director

Phone: 617-353-5104
Fax: 617-353-6196
Email: ksnodgra@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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