70% of graduates
used a Boston College career resource.
Ninety-three percent of graduates from Boston College’s Class of 2020 were employed, enrolled in graduate school, or involved in a fellowship or volunteer experience. The findings, which place BC among the top universities nationwide, underscore the value of a BC education and showcase the impressive accomplishments of the students who earned their diplomas during an unprecedented, challenging year.
Use the links below to explore first destinations of graduates by school, major, industry, location, and more.
enrolled in graduate school
involved in service or fellowship programs
Median starting salary for the Class of 2020
23% Financial Services
19% Healthcare, Life and Physical Sciences, Environment
11% Business Services, Consulting
7% Consumer Products
Google, Amazon, Oracle, IBM, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investments, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Converse, The New York Times, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Ropes and Gray
6% Humanities or Social Sciences
Select Graduate Schools:
Boston College, Harvard University, Yale University, Brown University, Columbia University, Duke University, Georgetown University, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, University of Notre Dame, Stanford University
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps were the most popular volunteer commitments among 2020 graduates, while Fulbright study was the top fellowship choice.
(71% paid | 49% unpaid)
community service/volunteer work
student organization leadership roles
“Students and their families want to know more than ever that their Boston College education will empower them to lead lives of meaning and purpose and position them well for post-graduate success. As an institution, we are committed to accomplishing both of those goals.”