Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Academic Fields of Highest Planned Degree
Class of 1996
Academic Field Rank Percent
Business, management 1 20.5%
Law 2 14.4%
Education 3 11.4%
Medicine 4 10.3%
Other health field 5 7.4%
Humanities (e.g., English, history, philosophy, languages) 6 6.8%
Social sciences 7 5.0%
Communications, media 8 4.3%
Social work 9 3.5%
Public policy, government 10 3.3%
Natural sciences 11 2.6%
Computer science 12 1.6%
Fine/performing arts 12 1.6%
Other field not listed 4.7%
Undecided 2.6%
100%
Source: Office of Enrollment Management Research, Spring 1996 Senior Survey (1,222 responding of 1,999 seniors)

Date Posted: April 3, 1997
Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997 Home Page