Graduate Programs


Due to COVID-19 our office at 1010 Commonwealth Avenue is closed to the public.

It is strongly recommended that all application credentials be sent to BU MET electronically, either uploaded in a student’s application, via a vendor such as Parchment, or in an email to metadmit@bu.edu. If electronic submission is not possible, please mail application materials to:

Metropolitan College Graduate Admissions
120 Ashford Street
Boston, MA 02215


How Do I Apply?

Summer & Fall 2020
Applicants

Apply Online

Graduate Admissions Committees meet on an ongoing basis. Admission to a graduate degree or certificate program is normally granted for September, January, and May of each year, with additional starts in October, March, and July for most online programs.

The 2021 application (Spring, Summer & Fall) will be available in late July 2020.

View a list of current graduate degree and graduate certificate programs.

Application Deadlines

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Summer 2 2020 July 6, 2020 (on campus) June 1, 2020
July 7, 2020 (online)
Fall 2020 September 2, 2020 (on campus) August 1, 2020
September 8, 2020 (online)
Fall 2 (online only) November 3, 2020 October 1, 2020

International on-campus applicants should apply by the deadlines below, allowing time for I-20 visa processing:

Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 2020 September 2, 2020 June 1, 2020

International students should refer to the International Students “Start Your Application” page to learn more about additional requirements and steps needed to complete the application process.

Applicants to master’s degree and graduate certificate programs must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (or the international equivalent) prior to enrollment. 

A complete application for admission must include:

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission.
  • Three letters of recommendation. It is required that one be an academic reference if you graduated or engaged in post-graduate education in the past three years.
    • You must supply the name and email address of your recommenders in order to submit your application. Recommendations must be received before your application can be reviewed.
  • A personal statement (short essay discussing your motivation for study).
  • A current résumé.
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to your application. Official transcripts will be required upon matriculation.
  • A nonrefundable application fee ($85 for master’s degree application, $25 for graduate certificate applications).

Having trouble accessing the application? We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox, our preferred browsers. If you are still having issues, please contact our technical support at 857-304-2008 or via email.

Standardized Tests

Standardized test scores are not required for admission to graduate programs at Metropolitan College.

Students who have already taken standardized tests can strengthen their applications by submitting the results. For the GRE, use Institutional Code 3087; for the GMAT, select the appropriate program of study at Boston University.