International Facts & Programs
finding your place at the university
While once a small, local college, Boston College is now a full university with more than 900 international citizens — undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students.
Furthermore, approximately 4% of all Boston College undergraduates bring an international perspective with them to the University. These students' international backgrounds include foreign citizens, U.S. dual citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents (Green Card holders), and U.S. citizens living abroad.
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Undergraduate and graduate international citizens at Boston College come from within the United States and from 93 countries around the world. A variety of clubs and organizations (see story on right) provide international students an outlet to gather in groups that share their cultural experiences and values.
The following is a list of the 93 countries from which our students come. Please note that the list below includes only the countries from which our non-U.S. citizens come. It does not include the hundreds of U.S. dual citizens, Permanent Residents, or U.S. citizens living abroad.
Countries Represented: 93
Democratic Republic of Congo
Netherlands Netherlands (Antilles)
Trinidad & Tobago
* Hong Kong remains as a classified country for statistical reporting by the Institute of International Education.
Boston College offers 42 Multicultural Clubs on campus. More…