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Boston College
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  • CHESTNUT HILL, MA

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Boston College is a private, Catholic graduate school in Newton, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 4,793 graduate students. The 62 graduate programs at Boston College are all on-campus only and none are offered online. The most popular graduate school programs at Boston College are Law, Social Work, and Business. 28% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
4,793
Part-Time Grad Students
1,324
Research Assistants
172
Teaching Assistants
481
Racial Diversity
  • White
    53.8%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    17.3%
  • Unknown
    11.2%
  • Hispanic
    6.6%
  • Asian
    5.4%
  • African American
    3.7%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    14%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Intellectual
    14%
  • Hard working
    29%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    83%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $100K+
    29%
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • $50K-$75K
    14%
  • $25K-$50K
    29%
  • <$25K
    14%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $150K+
    14%
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • Did not graduate yet
    71%
43%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$167,844
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,203
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,400,926
National
$217,500

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