As a Connell School student, you will receive an exceptional liberal arts education and will be immersed in a campus culture that emphasizes a commitment to social justice and a responsibility to making the world a better place. We prepare compassionate professionals whose practice is scientifically based, globally aware, and mindful of the human experience.
A thriving university campus, Boston College offers a full complement of resources to help you develop to your fullest, academically and personally. Those include eight libraries, nine dining halls, and residential housing in traditional rooms, apartments, and suite-style accommodations. (As a first-year nursing student, you are guaranteed on-campus housing for four years.)
The University fields 29 NCAA Division I athletic teams, known as the Eagles, which play in the highly competitive Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Boston College has more than 200 student clubs and organizations, and an exceptional range of opportunities for those interested in volunteer service.
Our undergraduate curriculum combines classroom learning with clinical experiences and includes essentials in nursing, the liberal arts, and the natural and social sciences. You will learn clinical skills, hone your leadership abilities and clinical judgment, and further practice and develop your knowledge during placements at Boston-area hospitals and health care settings.
In this cross-disciplinary public health program—a collaboration between the Connell School and BC's Schiller Institute—you will gain an interdisciplinary understanding of how health and disease exist in communities and develop the skills to translate that knowledge to advance the common good.