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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) rolling
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Applicants can expect to receive a decision within 7-10 days after their application is submitted.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit No

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 390
Accepted 316
New entrants 266
Acceptance rate 81%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.27
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GMAT score N/A
Entrants providing GMAT scores N/A
Average GRE score breakdown N/A
Students with prior work experience 100%
Average months work experience of new entrants 121

Requirements

Application essay required Yes
Standardized test requirement No
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 560, internet 84

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Important
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Considered
Non-academic factors
Application essay Very Important
Interview Considered
Work experience Very Important
Character/personal qualities Very Important
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Administrative Sciences
Admissions phone (617) 353-3016
Admissions email adminsc@bu.edu
Admissions website http://www.bu.edu/met/academic-community/departments/administrative-sciences/

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