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When reviewing applicants, we consider the whole picture: academic record, quantitative and analytical skills, communication skills, leadership experience, and diversity. We aim to create a class filled with a variety of cultures, life experiences, and backgrounds so that your learning environment expands your outlook and sparks new ideas. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds in business and beyond to apply to Questrom. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Admissions deadlines

After submitting a complete application for admission, candidates can expect to receive an admissions decision within 6-8 weeks.

Entry DateApplication Deadline
Fall 2023October 26, 2022
December 7, 2022
January 30, 2023
March 22, 2023*
April 26, 2023**

*Last round for all international applicants who are not currently in the U.S. and on an active F-1 visa
**For Domestic Students & International Students with a current, active F-1 visa


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Admissions Checklist

We know the application process can take a lot of time and effort. We’re here to help.

Feel free to email or call us with any questions or last-minute tips you might need. Below, you’ll find our MS in Business Analytics admissions checklist—keep it handy and bookmark it in your browser

Remember: you may submit one application per entry term, and you can check the status of an existing application at any time. The Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Office keeps all records on file for one year. Once you’ve submitted an application, we’ll begin the review process.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

You’re making a smart investment in your future. We take that investment seriously.

We’re happy to guide you through the financial aid process for the MS in Business Analytics program and provide any assistance along the way. To help you plan for your graduate education, take a look at the information we’ve laid out for you below.

The following estimated tuition, fees, and other expenses have been established at Boston University Questrom School of Business for the 2022-2023 academic year. These numbers are expected to be updated to reflect the 2023-2024 academic year in late March of 2023.

Fall 2023 tuition for the 16-month track is estimated based off of the 2022-2023 tuition numbers. This figure is subject to change once 2023-2024 tuition and fees are released in March 2023.

12-Month Track 16-Month Track
First Year: Fall Tuition $30,525 $30,525
First Year: Spring Tuition $30,525 $30,525
MSBA Program Fee $400 $400
Fees1 $1,024 $1,129
First Year: Summer Tuition
($1,830 per credit hour)
$19,080 $7,632
Summer Fees1 $60 $60
Second Year: Fall Tuition
(TBD per credit hour)
Not Applicable $11,904
Total Tuition & Fees $81,614 $82,175
Health Insurance2 $3,235 $3,235
Books and Supplies (Estimated) $1,574 $1,868
Room and Board (Estimated) $15,000 $22,500
Personal (Estimated) $3,100 $4,650
Transportation (Estimated) $1,120 $1,680
Loan Origination Fee $210 $315
Total Educational Expenses (Estimated) $105,853 $116,423

Note: Tuition and fees reflected are based on the current 2022-2023 academic year. These are subject to change without notice. 

1 Fees include the Student Services fees and Health and Wellness fees for the year; does not include any special fees that may be associated with the specific schools/colleges.

2 Health Insurance is required for all international students and their dependent family members. Please note that these rates are for students on the Charles River Campus, and are based on the basic student health insurance plan available for purchase through Boston University. Starting summer 2021, all international students are required to be enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) (unless they have alternate, U.S. based comparable coverage).

Looking to see tuition rates in another currency? Click here convert the US dollar amounts into other currencies, such as Euros, Great Britain Pounds, Chinese RMB, and Indian Rupees, and see current exchange rates.

Massachusetts law requires all students who carry at least 75 percent of the full-time curriculum to have medical insurance. Students who cannot demonstrate coverage under a qualifying medical insurance plan are required to purchase the University’s student health insurance plan. The cost of BU Medical Insurance for the 2022-2023 academic year is $3,235. Medical insurance for 2023-2024 will be in Spring 2023.

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class profile


Applications Received


Enrolled Students


Male | Female Ratio*


Age (Median)


Age (80% Range)


GRE Quant (Median)


GRE Quant (80% Range)


GRE Total (Median)


GRE Total (80% Range)


GMAT (Median)


GMAT (80% Range)


Undergraduate GPA (Median on 4.0 Scale)


Undergraduate GPA (80% Range on 4.0 Scale)


Work Experience (Median in Months)


Work Experience (80% in Months)


Work Experience (>12 months post-undergraduate)

Undergraduate Major Groups Represented

Countries Represented

Hong Kong
Saudi Arabia

*While we understand that sex and gender may not be binary, this information is based on reporting requirements to the US Federal Government

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frequently asked questions

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Admissions Ambassadors

Meet our msba admissions ambassadors

Connect with current students and discover Questrom and all it has to offer.

Our MSBA Admissions Ambassadors are around to chat via email, on the phone, or even virtually through Zoom to answer your questions about what being an MSBA student at the Questrom School of Business is really like. Take a look at our student profiles below and if you would like to connect with an MSBA Admissions Ambassador, we ask that you please complete our Ambassador Contact Request Form so we can ensure we are connecting you to the appropriate person.