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The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies

Boston University
Boston, MA

About

Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Private
  • Acceptance Rate

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  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $95
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes

Degrees Offered

MA in International Affairs
MA in Global Policy
MA in International Relations (One year)
MA in Latin American Studies
Dual Degree options

Our Program

Pardee offers small classes with inspiring faculty to deliver a customizable program that fits your needs to launch your career.

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies offers six MA programs with eight functional specializations, two dual-degree programs, one regional degree and four graduate certificates. The school brings together a number of programs and centers that have long established histories of outstanding teaching, research, and policy outreach in interdisciplinary international studies. We seek for the global future nothing less than peace that lasts, development that works, and knowledge that transforms.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 0
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $95

Requirements

  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • checkbox-alt GRE or GRE Alternative
  • checkbox-alt TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo English Test (for non-native speakers)

Application Deadline

Spring 2021 Application Process Timeline:

  • Early September: Application system opens to receive new applications
  • November 1: Deadline for priority aid consideration (Decision: November 15-November 30)
  • December 15: Deadline for all spring applications to be submitted, including ALL required supporting documentation (Decisions: 3-6 weeks after application is complete).

Fall 2021 Application Process Timeline:

  • Early September: Application system opens to receive new applications
  • Jan. 18: First priority deadline for aid consideration
  • May 1: Second priority deadline for aid consideration for international applicants
  • June 1: Second priority deadline for aid consideration for US citizens
  • August 1: Deadline for all fall applications to be submitted, including ALL required supporting documentation.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 95 Students
  • Female

    female 65% Female
  • Male

    male 45% Male

Inclusion

  • checkbox-alt 40% international

Clubs & Associations

Dean's Ambassadors

Dean’s Ambassadors are outstanding student citizens and leaders from the Pardee School’s graduate and undergraduate academic programs. The role of the Dean’s Ambassador is to represent the Pardee School Dean and the School at special events, with prospective students, alumni, and distinguished guests. They serve as a liaison to the wider BU community as well as prospective students and families.

Pardee Graduate Council

The Pardee Graduate Council (PGC) is the official graduate student organization of the Pardee School. This vibrant student group organizes a variety of activities to enrich students’ lives, including dinners with faculty members and social events.

Pardee Women's Group

The Pardee Women’s Group is a student-led graduate organization dedicated to empowering young women as they enter the professional world through workshops, social events, and speaker series. We strive to engage members with like-minded students and professionals; encourage our fellow Pardee students by welcoming women in a variety of career fields to share their stories and accomplishments; and empower them to be engaged global leaders.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Work-study Programs Available
  • checkbox-alt Financial Aid Available
  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available
  • checkbox-alt Travel Grants
  • checkbox-alt Graduate Assistantships