Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
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Boston College Review

Chestnut Hill, MA, 140 Commonwealth Avenue
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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A
Facilities A
Activities and Groups A
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Boston College is a large, private, four-year university enrolling 14,354 students and offering 154 degrees in Chestnut Hill, MA.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Boston College.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
1,474 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
110
111
Accounting and Related Services
12
Business Administration and Management
3
226
Business Administration, Management and Operations
70
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services
34
Economics
350
15
14
Finance
268
83
4
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
0
Marketing/marketing Management
139
Operations Management and Supervision
29
Organizational Behavior Studies
3
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
1,358 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
0
Applied Psychology
118
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
3
0
Comparative Literature
0
Counseling Psychology
8
Developmental and Child Psychology
7
6
Divinity/ministry
32
History
94
11
2
International/global Studies
63
Islamic Studies
10
Linguistics
5
1
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
33
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
0
0
Pastoral Studies/counseling
9
Philosophy
78
17
6
Political Science
147
9
3
Psychology
179
0
0
Religious Education
3
Russian Studies
0
Social Psychology
1
Social Sciences
10
Social Work
252
5
Sociology
84
7
5
Theology/theological Studies
26
107
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Education and Liberal Arts
834 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
12
Biology Teacher Education
2
Chemistry Teacher Education
1
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
13
Curriculum and Instruction
56
2
12
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
1
Education
0
Educational Administration and Supervision
4
1
0
Educational Evaluation and Research
10
0
3
Educational Leadership and Administration
19
0
1
Elementary Education and Teaching
48
11
English Language and Literature
165
23
4
English/language Arts Teacher Education
11
French Language and Literature
13
4
1
French Language Teacher Education
1
German Language and Literature
4
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
37
0
10
History Teacher Education
11
Italian Language and Literature
2
5
Latin Language and Literature
1
Latin Teacher Education
0
Mathematics Teacher Education
6
4
Physics Teacher Education
1
Reading Teacher Education
0
1
Russian Language and Literature
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
1
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
28
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
Spanish Language and Literature
23
1
1
Spanish Language Teacher Education
3
1
Special Education and Teaching
32
1
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
242
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Mathematics and Science
404 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
58
Biology
164
1
11
Chemistry
32
2
11
Geology/earth Science
3
4
Geophysics and Seismology
0
1
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
0
Mathematics
76
2
3
Neuroscience
3
Physics
16
9
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Legal and Law
264 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Law
247
Legal Professions and Studies
17
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Healthcare
207 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/nursing
0
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
25
Geriatric Nurse/nursing
18
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
1
Nurse Anesthetist
14
Nursing Science
5
Palliative Care Nursing
0
Pediatric Nurse/nursing
15
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
11
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
0
Registered Nurse
102
Women's Health Nurse/nursing
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Computer Technology
118 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
46
Information Science/studies
72
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
33 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
9
Film/cinema/video Studies
9
Fine Arts
10
Music
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
21 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Environmental Science
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1979

None back then dark agrs

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing , Class of 1981

DIRECT training for a profession, career counseling

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
B. S. Marketing, Class of 1985

At the time there was some diversity. A mix of wealthy and working class families; different ethnicities - but they were a minority.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 1979

It was so long ago. Nice enough

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 4 Reviews
Alumni
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing , Class of 1981

Social Club, Parties in the dorm

Rated January 2016
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