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Boston University

Department of Computer Science

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Department of Computer Science is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Software engineering in health care systems
Master of Science (MS) Telecommunications Security
(Certificate) Computer networks
(Certificate) Health informatics
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Security
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Data analytics
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems IT project management
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Computer networks
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Database management and business intelligence
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Web application development
Master of Science (MS) Computer information systems Health informatics
(Certificate) Information technology project management
(Certificate) Digital forensics
Master of Science (MS) Software development
(Certificate) Data analytics
Master of Science (MS) Computer science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 392

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

952
Applied
618
Accepted
230
Enrolled
65%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported June 1st Yes
Spring deadline Not reported October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts from regionally-accredited bachelor's degree program, 3 letters of recommendation, professional resume, personal statement
Additional Entrance Requirements Official transcripts from regionally-accredited bachelor's degree program, 3 letters of recommendation, professional resume, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 84
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,094
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.67%
Black or African American 5.85%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 11.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 1.28%
Unknown 16%

Gender

Male (71%)
Female (28%)

Faculty

61
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 51
Male (54)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Medical informatics, Web technologies, telecom and networks, security and forensics, software engineering, programming languages, multimedia and artificial intelligence (AI), information systems and IT project management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 250
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Anatoly Temkin
Chair
Email: csinfo@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-2566
Fax: 617-353-2367

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