Congratulations, and Welcome!

We at Boston University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GRS) are delighted to have you join us for your graduate degree studies. We hope that you will find your time here enjoyable, stimulating, rewarding and successful. Before you arrive on campus, we would like to share the following information with you to make the transition to our school as smooth as possible.

Experience BU’s Urban Campus

Orientation Materials

All graduate students at Boston University are required to complete the Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students training (deadline date to be determined). This course is confidential, research-backed, and part of BU’s commitment to student well-being.

Financial Aid

All newly admitted PhD students will receive a full fellowship offer, and all newly admitted MFA students in Creative Writing and Playwriting will receive a full tuition scholarship and a stipend. Review detailed information about the fellowship and scholarship awards and the policies and privileges associated with each specific program by clicking on the links below.

Information about Ph.D. Fellowship Aid

Information about MFA Fellowship Aid


Records and Registration

Student Resources