Class of 2018:
Where have they landed?

Ninety-six percent of graduates from Boston College’s Class of 2018 were employed, enrolled in graduate school, or involved in a fellowship or volunteer experience according to survey results released by Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment (IRPA) and the Career Center. 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 last year.

 

First destinations interactive dashboard

Use the links below to explore first destinations of graduates by school, major, industry, location, and more.

Among the Class of 2018 entering the workforce

23%

in financial services and real estate

Companies include: CitiBank, JP Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte

15%

in healthcare, life & physical sciences, and environment

Companies include: Mass General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic

14%

in business, consulting, and management

Companies include: Amazon, Google, TJX Companies, Dell

19% attended graduate school 

The top five programs of study were STEM (17%), Law (17%), Education (14%), Business (13%), and Medicine (6%). Graduate schools attended include: BC, Columbia, Duke, University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, University of Virginia, and University of Pennsylvania, among others.

3.4% engaged in service or fellowships

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps, City Year, and Peace Corps were the most popular volunteer commitments among 2018 graduates, while Fulbright study, Global Advocate Fellowship, and Alliance of Catholic Education were top fellowship choices.

72%

of students used a Boston College Career Center resource to secure their employment