MS: Frequently Asked Questions
View the recording of our virtual grad fair session from March 2, 2022.
Q: What is the deadline for applying to the program?
Q: What is the minimum GPA for admission consideration?
Q: What is the minimum TOEFL score for international students in order to be considered for admission?
Q: How many letters of recommendation do I need?
Q: Who should write my letters of recommendation?
Q: What is the institution code for submitting GRE and TOEFL scores? And how long are my GRE scores valid?
Q: When do you start reviewing applications?
Q: How many students are in the program?
Q: What are the prerequisites for applying to the program?
Q: How long does it normally take to complete a master’s degree?
Q: Does BU provide campus housing and/or assist with finding housing?
Q: Does the program provide financial aid, scholarships and fellowships?
Q: What type of careers are typical for master’s graduates from this program?
Q: Is this program suited for getting my Registered Dietician (RD) credential?
Q: What are class sizes like?
Q: Is there a process for accepting graduate transfer credit and how does this work?
Q: Can the master’s program be started in the spring or summer?
Q: Can the master’s degree be done on a part time basis?
Q: Can I take courses as a non-degree student?