REFRESHED - Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences

Grounded in the liberal arts, the Morrissey College offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, preparing students to thrive in a broad range of careers while using their gifts to enhance the common good.

Undergraduate Studies at a Glance






Academic Departments


Special Programs

Liberal Arts Advantage

BC's approach to liberal arts education challenges students to learn across disciplines, prepares them for a range of rewarding careers, and helps them discern who they want to be—and why.

The Core Curriculum

The centerpiece of Jesuit education has always been a common curriculum that emphasizes the rigorous study of the defining works of the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.

Graduate Programs at a Glance


Graduate Programs


Doctoral Students


Master's Students


Funding for Doctoral Students

Belonging at BC

Our community is made richer by the diversity of our students, faculty, and staff, whose unique perspectives and lived experiences contribute to the vibrancy of our campus and classrooms.

Leading the Way

Boston College is at the forefront of scientific research and innovation, while also prioritizing a formative liberal arts education as the foundation for our R1 Research acumen. Across disciplines, collaborative teams of students and faculty are examining the complex problems of our contemporary world, proposing new solutions and new ways of thinking about religion and culture, science and technology, art and education, business and ethics.