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Boston College

Department of Psychology

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

Boston College / Department of Psychology is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 3

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

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Thesis Required
Fieldwork

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

287
Applied
9
Accepted
6
Enrolled
3%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 8

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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

21
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.76%
Unknown 4.76%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, developmental psychology, quantitative psychology and social psychology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467-3800
United States
Contact Dr. Ellen Winner
Chairperson
Email: winner@bc.edu
Phone: 617-552-4100

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