Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
2
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 31
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • African-American Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 0
    • 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, Comp Exam Required and two major research papers
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 5
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 100
    • Enrolled 2
  • 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 January 31st January 31st 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, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement, and curriculum vitae, writing sample
    • 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 awardsJanuary 31
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students2
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students2
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American100%
    • White / Caucasian0%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Location & Contact

Program in African American Studies

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

John Thornton

Director

Phone: 617-358-1423
Fax: 617-353-0455
Email: jkthorn@bu.edu

Deirdre James

Program Administrator

Phone: 617-358-1421
Fax: 617-353-0455
Email: dejames@bu.edu

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