Admission

Cooperation, connection, and commitment to the common good define the Lynch School experience. We also cultivate a culture in which students strive to meet the challenges of a rigorous education while thriving academically, socially, and emotionally. Our world-renowned faculty provide one-on-one mentoring, offer career guidance, and supervise significant research projects.

If you are interested in Educational Leadership and Policy or Global Perspectives please go to the individual program page for deadline information.

Application Deadlines

Application Periods

Application Fee Waivers

Application Form

Applicants to master's, doctoral, and certificate programs, as well as those interested in individual coursework as a non-degree student can apply through the link below.

The Office of Graduate Admission and Financial Aid in the Lynch School deeply values the contributions made by a diverse community of scholars. Learn more about Boston College's notice of nondiscrimination.

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Select a program below to view a program’s specific application requirements.

Interested in taking a course before applying to a program?

Admission for non-degree students is rolling. We do encourage applications to be submitted as soon as possible prior to the first day of the semester. As a non-degree applicant you are not required to: upload any documents or pay the $65 application fee. 

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Looking for Undergraduate?

Choose from 3 majors and more than a dozen minors and interdisciplinary programs. Apply through Undergraduate Admission.

Undergraduate Programs