Boston College Fact Book 1996 - 1997


Student Credit Hours
by School*

School

1989-90

1990-91

1991-92

1992-93

1993-94

1994-95

1995-96

Undergraduate

Arts & Sciences

156,841

153,955

159,523

154,514

163,060

166,966

164,914

Education

20,951

21,693

22,221

21,873

20,345

20,889

21,269

Management

59,681

59,720

59,668

58,668

62,374

66,103

66,626

Nursing

9,992

9,678

10,241

12,774

12,240

11,832

10,759

College of Advancing Studies

24,182

23,131

22,310

22,320

20,629

19,476

18,539

Total Undergraduate

271,647

268,177

273,963

270,149

278,648

285,266

282,107

Graduate/Professional

Graduate Arts & Sciences**

22,455

23,471

24,580

24,977

25,850

10,208

9,568

Graduate Education

**

**

**

**

**

11,060

12,929

Graduate Management

11,225

12,275

11,831

10,817

10,957

12,039

12,904

Graduate Nursing

**

**

**

**

**

2,587

2,309

Graduate Social Work

10,406

10,997

12,586

14,263

14,741

15,953

16,808

Law

23,593

25,080

24,339

24,454

23,686

23,873

23,518

Total Graduate/Professional

67,679

71,823

73,336

74,511

75,234

75,720

78,036

Total

339,326

340,000

347,299

344,660

353,882

360,986

360,143

Notes: * Most one semester courses at Boston College carry a value of three credit hours. The figures shown are the sum of fall and spring semester enrollments for each academic year. Summer enrollment is excluded.
** In 1994, the Graduate Schools of Education and Nursing separated from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. For prior years their student credit hour enrollment is included in the Graduate Arts and Sciences statistics.

Source: Office of the Registrar


Date Posted: November 25, 1996
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