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Boston University

Community Health Sciences Department

Boston, MA

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Overview

Boston University / Community Health Sciences Department is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 93
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

576
Applied
325
Accepted
84
Enrolled
56%

Applying

115
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT, GMAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

186
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.91%
Black or African American 10.75%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.76%
Unknown 10.22%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Sexual and reproductive health, substance use, mental health, community health, maternal and child health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Saitz
Chair, Community Health Sciences
Email: askmch@bu.edu
Phone: 617-638-5205

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