Undergraduate Admissions

Do you love to travel? Speak other languages? Learn about people different from you and your community?

If so, then the Pardee School of Global Studies is the ideal place to begin your career in a globally connected world.

Students at the Pardee School have tremendous opportunities to study abroad, learn languages, conduct research, and gain real world experience – all before they graduate. Pardee School alumni work at the highest levels of international development, law, finance and more.

Join us in our mission to advance human progress.

Students at the Pardee School care passionately about academic excellence, and have access to many tools to assist them in their pursuit of knowledge.

The Pardee School Honors Program contains a two-semester requirement for original student research, completed under the guidance of a faculty mentor. High achieving students may also wish to consider becoming a Pardee School Dean’s Ambassador.

Many Pardee School students participate in BU-wide programs, such as Kilachand Honors College. For more information click here.

Many of our students are awarded academic prizes for their achievement at the school’s annual Convocation Ceremony. Learn about them here.

Pardee School students benefit from one-on-one career mentoring with both student services staff and our faculty, many of whom are world-renowned experts in fields such as intelligence and diplomacy. BU also offers extensive resources for career advising. Click to find out more. 

When you arrive at the Pardee School, you will gain opportunities to connect with our extensive alumni network. Thousands of Pardee graduates all over the world are making a global impact in fields ranging from science to business and politics. Learn their stories here.

And of course, don’t forget to attend a Pardee career event! There’s no better place to learn what a Pardee School education can do for you.

BU’s Study Abroad programs are tailored to fit Pardee students’ needs; 75 percent of our undergrads choose to expand their global education with international study. Speak with your advisor to determine which study abroad program is right for you.

Students at the Pardee School can choose from over 25 languages to study. Many language programs are enriched with cultural perspective provided by our Regional and Thematic Studies Centers.

For general inquires, contact the Pardee School.