Thank you for your interest in the programs offered by the MET Computer Science Department.


Undergraduate Admissions

For undergraduate program admissions information please contact:
Boston University Metropolitan College Undergraduate Student Services
755 Commonwealth Avenue | Room 102 | Boston, MA  02215
Email: | Office: 617-353-2980

Graduate Admissions

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS for Graduate Programs and Certificates include:

  • Online Application Form
  • Official undergraduate transcripts as well as any relevant graduate course work.
  • Three letters of recommendation. It is required that one be an academic reference if the student has graduated or engaged in post-graduate education in the past three years.
  • Admissions essay
  • Professional resume
  • $85 application fee ($25 fee for graduate certificate programs)
  • Scores from Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) [Institution Code: 3087] or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) are required for applicants who do not have English as a native language and who did not graduate from an institution where English is the language of instruction.
  • Minimum English Language Proficiency Scores:
    Paper Based TOEFL (PBT):
    Computer Based TOEFL (CBT):
    Internet Based TOEFL (iBT):

    Listening: 18
    Reading: 21
    Speaking: 23
    Writing: 22
    Total: 84

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS must also submit the following materials:

  • Your completed International Student Data Form (ISDF) or your International Applicant Coversheet. Fill out the following information completely and accurately:
    • Enter your name exactly as it appears in your passport, even though you may have more than one way of spelling your name (especially in English).
    • Enter your date of birth in the American format: month, day, and year (MM/DD/YYYY). For example, May 12, 1978, should be written 05/12/1978.
    • Answer every question.
    • Sign and date the form.
  • A copy of the biographical page of your passport
  • Copies of all of your immigration documents if you are currently in the U.S.
  • Required financial documentation demonstrating your ability to pay for your expenses at Boston University

Additional Information

  • Admissions Deadlines- The Department of Computer Science has rolling admissions and accepts applications throughout the year.  International students requiring a visa are encouraged to submit all necessary documents at least three months prior to the semester start date.
  • Admissions Decision– Applicants can typically expect to receive an admissions decision within two to four weeks.
  • Transfer Credit– A maximum of two graduate-level courses (8 credits) from at a regionally accredited college or university will be accepted towards graduate degree requirements. In order for transfer credits to be approved they must not have been used towards a previous degree. You must submit a Transfer Credit Form.
  • Courses– Current course offerings by semester are available on Student Link through the “Academics – University Class Schedule” tab (School:MET,  Department:CS).
  • Tuition– Current tuition rates may be found online.
  • Financial Aid– Learn more about Graduate Financial Aid online or from the Graduate Financial Aid office at 617-358-3993.
  • A maximum of two graduate-level courses (8 credits) taken at Metropolitan College before acceptance into the program may be applied toward the Master’s degree.
  • A maximum of two graduate-level courses (8 credits) taken at Metropolitan College before acceptance into the program may be applied toward the Graduate Certificates.

For further information regarding admissions, please contact: