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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) Applications are accepted six times per year; admissions decisions are made weekly.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs N/A
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 426
Accepted 319
New entrants 293
Acceptance rate 75%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.26
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GRE score breakdown 155 verbal
153 quantitative
3.9 analytical writing

Requirements

Application essay required Yes
GRE requirement None
Letters of recommendation 3
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 3
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 550, internet 84

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Very Important
Class rank Considered
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Considered
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 Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Camille Kardoose
Admissions phone (617) 353-2566
Admissions email csinfo@bu.edu
Admissions website http://www.bu.edu/met/admissions/

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