Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Graduate Enrollment*
By Degree Program and Discipline, Full- and Part-Time
1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96
Master's Ph.D. Master's Ph.D. Master's Ph.D. Master's Ph.D. Master's Ph.D.
American Studies 21 - 24 2 15 1 11 - 12 -
Biology 24 30 24 33 17 32 14 35 16 36
Chemistry 9 52 9 57 7 72 4 87 1 92
Economics 7 71 3 74 7 73 7 68 4 69
Education** 797 329 663 314 680 285 544 244 610 260
Education, Nondegree** NA - 224 - 189 - 222 - 222 -
English 107 30 90 27 107 25 90 26 93 29
Geology 30 - 24 - 29 - 32 - 28 -
Geology-Geophysics 1 - 1 - - - - - - -
Geophysics 8 - 8 - 12 - 7 - 7 -
History 50 69 44 79 40 91 30 91 33 89
Interdisciplinary 2 7 1 7 1 2 - 2 - 2
Latin & Greek 7 - 8 - 7 - 11 - 11 -
Law 848 - 876 - 837 - 834 - 840 -
Linguistics 2 - 2 - 4 - 6 - 4 -
Management 927 11 868 17 868 21 914 27 985 32
Mathematics 22 - 22 - 19 - 16 - 13 -
Nursing 177 36 193 36 194 37 191 41 163 42
Philosophy 82 78 91 74 95 67 94 56 85 57
Physics 4 29 3 27 1 23 - 21 1 21
Political Science 72 46 50 48 55 51 43 47 31 44
Psychology 2 21 2 20 - 22 1 19 1 18
Religious Education 150 10 149 12 134 12 136 13 154 12
Romance Languages 49 25 64 22 69 30 68 34 59 34
Russian 4 - 4 - 6 - 4 - 4 -
Slavic Studies 4 - 6 - 1 - 1 - - -
Social Work 425 38 486 39 490 46 507 48 552 48
Sociology 24 66 23 64 18 63 25 65 21 65
Theology 42 54 35 69 37 67 37 74 36 71
Total 3,897 1,002 3,997 1,021 3,939 1,020 3,849 998 3,986 1,021
* Figures include students who attended for just one semester, as well as those who attended a full year. The figures for Master's students may include nondegree special students in some programs.
** Reported statistics in Education are not consistent for all years. In years where no figure is reported for nondegree students, these students are included in Master's degree counts.
Source: Office of the Registrar

Date Posted: December 2, 1996
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