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First Year Students - Class of 2017
Total Applicants 24,538
Acceptance Rate 32%
Yield Rate 28%
Class Size 2,215
Middle 50% of SAT Scores 1960-2150
Enrollment Fall 2013, By Status
  Full-Time Part-Time Total
Undergraduate Enrollment      
Arts & Sciences 6,025 0 6,025
Education 637 0 637
Management 2,004 0 2,004
Nursing 383 0 383
Total Undergrad Day Students 9,049 0 9,049
Advancing Studies 244 308 552
Grad & Professional Enrollment      
Graduate Arts & Sciences 784 40 824
Graduate Education 587 284 871
Law School 749 2 751
Graduate Management 423 365 788
Graduate Nursing 199 79 278
Graduate Social Work 477 68 545
School of Theology & Ministry 247 65 312
Graduate Advancing Studies 25 82 107
Total Graduate & Professional 3,491 985 4,476
Total University Enrollment 12,784 1,293 14,077
Enrollment Fall 2013, By Gender
  Male Female Total
Undergraduate Enrollment      
Arts & Sciences 2,721 3,304 6,025
Education 76 561 637
Management 1,359 645 2,004
Nursing 15 368 383
Total Undergrad Day Students 4,171 4,878 9,049
Advancing Studies 316 236 552
Grad & Professional Enrollment      
Graduate Arts & Sciences 471 353 824
Graduate Education 219 652 871
Law School 393 358 751
Graduate Management 492 296 788
Graduate Nursing 25 253 278
Graduate Social Work 80 465 545
School of Theology & Ministry 195 117 312
Graduate Advancing Studies 41 66 107
Total Graduate & Professional 1,916 2,560 4,476
Total University Enrollment 6,403 7,674 14,077
Undergraduate AHANA Enrollment, Fall 2013
  Male Female Total % of all UG
American Indian/Alaska Nat. 2 5 7 0.1%
Asian 405 487 892 11.2%
Black or African American 176 212 388 4.9%
Hispanic or Latino 403 572 975 12.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pac. Islander 1 1 2 <0.1%
Two or More Races 121 148 269 3.4%
AHANA Undergraduate 1,108 1,425 2,533 31.7%
International 179 256 435 4.8%
AHANA & Intern'l Students 1,287 1,681 2,968 ---
Degress Conferred, AY2013
  Male Female Total
Undergraduate      
Total Arts & Sciences 745 772 1,517
Arts & Sciences - A.B. 573 642 1,215
Arts & Sciences - B.S. 172 130 302
Total Education 30 184 214
Education - A.B. 28 183 211
Education - B.S. 2 1 3
Management - B.S. 339 143 482
Nursing - B.S. 2 90 92
Subtotal Undergraduate Day 1,116 1,189 2,305
Advancing Studies 36 36 72
Total Undergraduate 1,152 1,225 2,377
Graduate  
Ph.D. 75 58 133
Ed.D. 0 0 0
LL.M. 6 13 19
M.A. 112 197 309
M.S. 146 203 349
M.Ed. 49 157 206
M.A.T. 1 4 5
M.S.T. 0 1 1
M.S.W. 26 189 215
M.B.A. 151 89 240
M.Div. 15 4 19
M.T.S. 24 11 35
Th.M. 8 2 10
C.A.E.S. 2 7 9
Total Graduate 615 935 1,550
Professional - J.D. 129 124 253
Canonical - S.T.L. or S.T.D. 16 1 17
Total Grad, Prof., & Canonical 760 1,060 1,820
Total Degrees Conferred 1,912 2,285 4,197
Financial Aid, FY2013
Undergraduates Receiving  
Need-based financial aid 44%
Financial assistance of all types 68%
Average Assistance  
Avg. need-based scholarship and/or grant $30,691
Avg. need-based financial aid package $35,982
Undergraduate Scholarships and Grants  
University $115,903,114
Federal $8,976,814
State $1,240,735
Total Scholarships and Grants $126,120,663
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees, 2013-2014
Tuition $44,870
Required fees $752
Residence $7,970
Board $4,914
Total $58,506
Full-Time Faculty By Rank & School, AY2013
  Full Associate Assistant Instructor Total
Arts & Sciences 157 161 120 15 453
Education 21 20 11 3 55
Law 26 13 11 0 50
Management 31 35 19 17 102
Nursing 7 15 18 8 48
Social Work 7 9 10 0 26
Theology & Ministry 10 12 5 0 27
Total 259 265 194 43 761
Full-Time Faculty By School & Gender, AY2012
  Male Female Total
  No. % No. % No.
Arts & Sciences 309 68% 144 32% 453
Education 21 38% 34 62% 55
Law 29 58% 21 42% 50
Management 65 64% 37 36% 102
Nursing 4 8% 44 92% 48
Social Work 11 42% 15 58% 26
Theology & Ministry 19 70% 8 30% 27
Total 458 60% 303 40% 761
Boston College Staff, Fall 2013
  Total Positions Total FTE
Provost & Dean of Faculties 749 721.53
Student Affairs 179 157.85
Athletics 161 149.56
Information Technology Services 238 237.39
Financial Vice President 468 450.08
University Relations 185 185.00
Facilities Management 362 359.22
President 81 78.73
Human Resources 52 50.66
Mission & Ministry 41 38.19
Executive Vice President 18 18.00
Total Positions 2,534 2,446.21
Boston College Alumni, Fall 2013
Region No. of Alumni
Massachusetts 67,977
Other New England 18,336
Middle Atlantic 25,697
Midwest 8,709
Pacific Coast 10,667
South & Southeast 18,213
West & Southwest 5,951
Other U.S. 489
International 3,750
Unknown 8,862
Total 168,651
Physical Plant, Spring 2013
Acres  
Chestnut Hill Campus 121
Brighton Campus 66
Newton Campus 40
Outlying Properties 111
Total 338
Square Footage  
Chestnut Hill Campus 5,700,398
Brighton Campus 807,632
Newton Campus 550,038
Outlying Properties 267,330
Total 7,325,398
Financial Highlights, FY2013
Endowment (as of May 31, 2013) $1.98 billion
Operating revenues and other support $824.7 million
Operating expenses $824.6 million
Sponsored research awards received $45.5 million
Total private gift support (FY13) $101.8 million