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Boston University

Department of Chemistry

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 15

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 in chemistry (recommended)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

297
Applied
53
Accepted
22
Enrolled
18%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test in chemistry (recommended)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 31
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

122
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.38%
Black or African American 0.82%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.82%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 8.2%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Lawrence Ziegler
Chair
Email: lziegler@bu.edu
Phone: 617-353-8663
Fax: 617-353-6466