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Boston College

Department of Theology

Chestnut Hill, MA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Philosophy and theology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
Doctoral Degrees 10

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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

92
Applied
20
Accepted
14
Enrolled
22%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 2nd January 2nd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General 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
Scholarship and/or loans

Research

Focus of faculty research: Historical theology, history of Christianity, systematic theology, Biblical studies, theological ethics, comparative theology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467-3800
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Gaillardetz
Chairperson
Email: gaillard@bc.edu
Phone: 617-552-3873