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Boston University

Environmental Health Department

Boston, MA

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Boston University

Overview

Boston University / Environmental Health Department is located in Boston, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
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
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, or MCAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
62
Accepted
18
Enrolled
45%

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 December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements U.S. bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MPH or equivalent

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

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American 2.22%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Exposure assessment, GIS, toxicology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Silber Way
Boston, MA  02215
United States
Contact Dr. Roberta White
Chair
Email: envhlth@bu.edu
Phone: 617-638-4620