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.
Use the links below to explore first destinations of graduates by school, major, industry, location, and more.
in financial services and real estate
Companies include: CitiBank, JP Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte
in healthcare, life & physical sciences, and environment
Companies include: Mass General Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Mayo Clinic
in business, consulting, and management
Companies include: Amazon, Google, TJX Companies, Dell
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.
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps, City Year, and Peace Corp were the most popular volunteer commitments among 2018 graduates, while Fulbright study, Global Advocate Fellowship, and Alliance of Catholic Education were top fellowship choices.
“These findings speak to Boston College’s core strengths: a liberal arts education that embraces student formation within a global city known for its entrepreneurship and innovation.”
“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.”