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Boston University - School of Hospitality Administration

Boston University - School of Hospitality Administration

Boston University - School of Hospitality Administration


Prospective Students

Hospitality isn’t just any career. It’s the world’s fastest-growing industry, encompassing travel, hotels, food service, and entertainment. Above all, it’s about people. And it offers you dozens of worldwide career paths to success. The SHA academic program is both challenging and well rounded. You’ll be immersed in the hospitality field, learning from world-class industry professionals, respected researchers, and seasoned veterans from around the globe. We welcome your interest in joining our undergraduate student community. Here you can find information relating to the admissions process for domestic and international applicants, financial aid options, forms and documents, and instructions for applying online or by post.

Undergraduate Admissions

In this dynamic field, graduates of the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration have a head start. Their remarkably high job-placement rates and starting salaries prove it. So do the thousands of SHA alumni in leadership roles throughout the industry. What are the keys to their success? A well-rounded, challenging, and innovative curriculum that prepares students for an ever-developing industry. A University without limits: At BU, you’ll be part of a renowned research university ranked among the top 50 in the world. That means you’ll have access to a range of academic and pre-professional opportunities few universities can match. With 16 schools and colleges available to you across two campuses, you can pursue practically any subject. Real-world and international experiences: As part of our degree requirement, students acquire a minimum of 800 hours of work experience plus an unforgettable international experience. A campus in the heart of a hospitality hub: Once you enroll at SHA, you also become a student of Boston, one of the world’s great urban centers, a hospitality hub, and the country’s most collegiate city.

Graduate Admissions

Our one-year Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) serves as a launch-pad into hospitality leadership careers. Whether you are an undergraduate from liberal arts, or non-hospitality focused major, or a current hospitality professional that wants to remain competitive, the MMH will enhance their business skills both in the classroom and during a 400-hour internship. The first MMH cohort will begin in July 2017. Total Cost Tuition and Fees Only: $50,794.

Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.


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    Boston University School of Hospitality Administration 928 Commonwealth Avenue , 02215, Boston