Facts & Figures

95% of the 2019 graduating class was employed within 6 months of graduation.

100% of students who participated in STM career explorations were employed within 6 months of graduation. | Career Development

90% of lay students receive financial aid.

The rate per credit for the 2020-2021 academic year is $1,196. | 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: 420

Master's students: 230
(M.Div., M.A., M.T.S. programs)

International students: 26%

Students of color: 13%

Jesuit students: 14%

Catholic students: 82%

Lay students: 65%

Female students: 45%


Entering Class

Applications for Fall 2019: 650

New enrollments: 151

Countries represented: 20

Age range: 23-70

Percentage of students who completed a post-graduate service program
 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