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First Year Students - Class of 2019
Total Applicants 29,486
Acceptance Rate 29%
Yield Rate 26%
Class Size 2,162
Middle 50% of SAT Scores 1950-2150
Enrollment Fall 2015, By Status
  Full-Time Part-Time Total
Undergraduate Enrollment      
Arts & Sciences 5,995 0 5,995
Education 615 0 615
Management 2,171 0 2,171
Nursing 411 0 411
Total Undergrad Day Students 9,192 0 9,192
Advancing Studies 198 267 465
Graduate & Professional Enrollment      
Graduate Arts & Sciences 805 30 835
Graduate Education 557 314 871
Law School 707 1 708
Graduate Management 412 386 798
Graduate Nursing 198 69 267
Social Work 510 68 578
Theology & Ministry 252 61 313
Graduate Advancing Studies 50 93 143
Total Graduate & Professional 3,491 1,022 4,513
Total University Enrollment 12,881 1,289 14,170
Enrollment Fall 2015, By Gender
  Men Women Total
Undergraduate Enrollment      
Arts & Sciences 2,718 3,277 5,995
Education 83 532 615
Management 1,471 700 2,171
Nursing 25 386 411
Total Undergrad Day Students 4,297 4,895 9,192
Advancing Studies 267 198 465
Graduate & Professional Enrollment      
Graduate Arts & Sciences 470 365 835
Graduate Education 207 664 871
Law School 380 328 708
Graduate Management 482 316 798
Graduate Nursing 30 237 267
Social Work 102 476 578
Theology & Ministry 197 116 313
Graduate Advancing Studies 79 64 143
Total Graduate & Professional 1,947 2,566 4,513
Total University Enrollment 6,511 7,659 14,170
Undergraduate AHANA Enrollment, Fall 2015
  Men Women Total %
American Indian/Alaska Nat. 3 3 6 0.1%
Asian 451 466 917 11.1%
Black or African American 160 201 361 4.4%
Hispanic or Latino 390 509 899 10.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pac. Islander 1 1 2 <0.1%
Two or More Races 117 167 284 3.4%
AHANA Undergraduate 1,122 1,347 2,469 30.0%
International 236 321 557 6.1%
AHANA & Intern'l Students 1,358 1,668 3,026 ---
Degress Conferred, AY2015
  Men Women Total
Undergraduate      
Total Arts & Sciences 681 837 1,518
Arts & Sciences - A.B. 505 659 1,518
Arts & Sciences - B.S. 176 178 354
Total Education 21 141 162
Education - A.B. 21 140 161
Education - B.S. 0 1 1
Management - B.S. 292 153 445
Nursing - B.S. 3 99 102
Subtotal Undergraduate Day 997 1,230 2,227
Advancing Studies 57 31 88
Total Undergraduate 1,054 1,261 2,315
Graduate  
Ph.D. 75 67 142
Ed.D. 0 1 1
LL.M. 7 10 17
M.A. 83 132 215
M.S. 129 219 348
M.Ed. 43 120 163
M.A.T. 0 1 1
M.S.T. 0 1 1
M.S.W. 35 217 252
M.B.A. 152 74 226
M.Div. 23 9 32
M.T.S. 24 18 42
Th.M. 25 1 26
C.A.E.S. 1 4 5
Total Graduate 597 874 1,471
Professional - J.D. 136 111 247
Canonical - S.T.L., S.T.D., S.T.B. 26 0 26
Total Grad, Prof., & Canonical 759 985 1,744
Total Degrees Conferred 1,813 2,246 4,059
Financial Aid, FY2015
Undergraduates Receiving  
Need-based financial aid 41%
Financial assistance of all types 66%
Average Assistance  
Avg. need-based scholarship and/or grant $34,729
Avg. need-based financial aid package $38,533
Undergraduate Scholarships and Grants  
University $124,380,066
Federal $9,746,732
State $1,204,810
Total Scholarships and Grants $135,331,608
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees, 2015-2016
Tuition $48,540
Required fees $784
Residence $8,390
Board $5,106
Total $62,820
Full-Time Faculty By Rank & School, AY2015
  Full Associate Assistant Instructor Total
Arts & Sciences 159 147 140 15 461
Education 23 20 13 2 58
Law 31 16 6 0 53
Management 32 36 24 20 112
Nursing 7 14 18 11 50
Social Work 7 10 10 0 27
Theology & Ministry 7 11 6 1 25
Total 266 254 217 49 786
Full-Time Faculty By School & Gender, AY2015
  Men Women Total
  No. % No. % No.
Arts & Sciences 315 68% 146 32% 461
Education 24 41% 34 59% 58
Law 28 53% 25 47% 53
Management 71 63% 41 37% 112
Nursing 5 10% 45 90% 50
Social Work 11 41% 16 59% 27
Theology & Ministry 16 64% 9 36% 25
Total 470 60% 316 40% 786
Boston College Staff, Fall 2015
  Total Positions Total FTE
Provost & Dean of Faculties 775 754.26
Student Affairs 183 163.04
Athletics 184 172.97
Information Technology Services 242 241.64
Financial Vice President 474 457.63
University Advancement 188 188.00
Facilities Management 358 355.95
President 83 81.88
Human Resources 52 50.66
Mission & Ministry 44 41.19
Executive Vice President 17 16.80
Total Positions 2,600 2,524.02
Boston College Alumni, Fall 2015
Region No. of Alumni
Massachusetts 70,078
Other New England 18,832
Middle Atlantic 27,052
Midwest 9,056
Pacific Coast 11,703
South & Southeast 19,137
West & Southwest 6,446
Other U.S. 507
International 4,009
Unknown 7,669
Total 174,489
Physical Plant, Spring 2015
Acres  
Chestnut Hill Campus 121
Brighton Campus 66
Newton Campus 40
Outlying Properties 111
Total 338
Square Footage  
Chestnut Hill Campus 5,626,309
Brighton Campus 807,632
Newton Campus 548,786
Outlying Properties 278,997
Total 7,261,724
Financial Highlights, FY2015
Endowment (as of May 31, 2015) $2.3 billion
Operating revenues and other support $900.7 million
Operating expenses $900.6 million
Sponsored research awards received $47.7 million
Total private gift support (FY14) $155.8 million