Graduate Admissions

The College of Engineering welcomes applications from prospective master’s and PhD students with diverse, unique backgrounds from across the world. Any well-qualified person with a four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited US institution (or with the equivalent international education) is encouraged to apply.

Additional information on qualifications

  • Applicants applying to any MEng, MS, or post-bachelor’s PhD program must have earned (or expect to earn) a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Applicants to the post-master’s PhD programs must have earned (or expect to earn) a master’s degree in a relevant field of study.
  • If offered admission, all students who matriculate to Boston University will be required to provide an official transcript from their previous academic institution, indicating their previously earned degree(s). If your transcripts are not in English, you will be required to provide a certified translation with the official transcript.