Facts & Figures

98% of the graduating class was employed within 6 months of graduation.

100% employment rate of those students who participated in workshops. | Career Development

90% of lay students receive financial aid.

The rate per credit for the 2019-2020 academic year is $1,150. | Financial Aid

61 faculty members

Boston College has the largest theology faculty in North America. | Faculty Directory

300,000 volumes

The Theology and Ministry Library contains the largest collection of Catholic literature outside of the Vatican. | Theology and Ministry Library

Our Students

Total enrollment: 400

Master's students: 250
(M.Div., M.A., M.T.S. programs)

International students: 25%

Students of color: 15%

Jesuit students: 18%

Catholic students: 80%

Lay students: 70%

Female students: 52%


Entering Class

Applications for Fall 2018: 650

New enrollments: 150

Countries represented: 30

Age range: 23-70

Percentage of students who completed a post-graduate service program
or who enrolled from full-time employment or ministry: 85%

Undergraduate majors: 35
(Examples include biology, business, English, French, history,
 linguistics, philosophy, political sciences, and theology)


Our Faculty

Student to faculty ratio: 10:1

STM full-time faculty members: 29

BC Theology Department full-time faculty members: 32


Our Alumni

4,086 throughout the world