Boston University

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

African Studies


640 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

African Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The African Studies Center at Boston University, established in 1953, was one of the first graduate programs in the United States to offer a multidisciplinary African Studies curriculum. Over the decades it has achieved international recognition for its commitment to teaching, research, and publications, and has been recognized as a National Resource Center for African Language and Area Studies by the United States Department of Education.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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