Admissions

At the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at BU you will learn from inspiring faculty, conduct hands-on research, enjoy exciting global opportunities, and interact with other smart, curious students. 

Here you will be empowered to follow your own path to career and life success. BU and CAS provide endless opportunities for students to explore their interests and make a global impact, and we offer the academic and personal support you need to get where you want to go. Our campus is Boston, a city vibrant with history, culture, and diversity and teeming with potential for connections and careers.

We welcome your interest in joining our student community, whether as an undergraduate or graduate. Here you can find information relating to the admissions process for domestic and international applicants, financial aid options, forms and documents, and instructions for applying online or by mail.

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Undergraduate Students

The College of Arts & Sciences is BU's largest college and offers its undergraduate students the flexibility to explore a variety of disciplines while completing their undergraduate education.

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Undergraduate Transfer Students

The College of Arts & Sciences accepts transfer students from other schools within the University, as well as transfer students from outside of BU.

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MA and MS Students

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences offers students the opportunity to advance their studies across multiple subject areas through the completion of an MA or MS degree.

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PhD and MFA Students

The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences offers PhD and MFA students the opportunity to advance their studies through cutting-edge research and top-tier academic programming.

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