Admissions FAQ

Admissions Process and Timeline

General Information

For information on your desired degree program, what to expect as a student in a particular program, and other current departmental information, you can visit our graduate programs page. Each program offers a unique and tailored program for their respective fields—we encourage all students to familiarize themselves with the department to which they are applying.

If you are unsure of what area may be a best fit for your goals, we encourage you to review the faculty research and areas of interest in your perspective fields. This will give applicants a better understanding of the research and areas of focus within our departments.

Test Scores and Requirements

Submitting GRE and TOEFL score reports
GRE and TOEFL scores should be sent electronically to BU from ETS. Please be sure to indicate the College of Engineering as a recipient of score reports—our institutional code with ETS for both the GRE and TOEFL is 3087. No department code is required. The electronic scores will be considered official.

International Students

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