As an education partner of EdAssist, the Woods College of Advancing Studies at Boston College is pleased to offer a 10% tuition discount and waived application fee to EdAssist members and their spouses and children on undergraduate and graduate programs and eligible certificate and non-degree programs. Designed for working adults, Woods College’s programs combine flexibility with individualized support and the prestige of a Boston College education, with evening or online options.
You’ll study at a world-class research institution, renowned for its academic excellence. Our undergraduates earn Boston College degrees, and each of our graduate programs stay on the forefront of industries through leading research. Our students also have opportunities to take courses across the other schools at Boston College.
Intellectual inquiry, character formation and service, reverence for all humans—these and other Jesuit, Catholic values lead us forward in everything we do. We evaluate courses with a rubric that prioritizes our Jesuit heritage to ensure we remain aligned with our mission.
Learn from accomplished academics and practitioners—faculty members who stay on top of market trends and use that knowledge to inform the classroom and their advising. Our faculty possess decades of applicable experience.
We adapt our programs to industry patterns, monitoring what’s actually happening and responding to the latest in technology and developments around the world. Dedicated Advisory Boards—composed of our professors, faculty from other institutions, and local thought leaders—shape curricula and research, helping all of our programs stay eminently relevant.
We design our programs to meet your needs, your goals, and your lifestyle. That means we offer on-campus, online, and hybrid programs, full- and part-time options, and evening, weekend, and summer courses. We work with students to tailor curricula to fit their interests.
We prioritize responsive, highly attentive advising and faculty interactions that encompass academic, personal, and spiritual support in the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or care for the whole person.
Our 6,500+ Woods and 180,000 BC alumni networks are passionate and loyal, dedicated groups of professionals and potential mentors all across the globe who are ready to help you find your next job. Our WCAS Alumni Council advances the role of Woods alumni as leaders and active participants in our community.
Access a renowned Boston College education that can help you reach new heights—with affordable Woods College tuition and a variety of financial aid opportunities. We’re committed to working with you to access scholarships, assistantships, grants, and other forms of aid.
At the Woods College, students benefit from the resources of a nationally ranked research university in an intimate atmosphere. Accomplished faculty who are leading scholars and industry practitioners teach rigorous courses and support students as they accomplish their goals—no matter where students are in their academic and professional journeys.
Our programs and certificate options are also flexible—with full-time and part-time options—and students have opportunities to take courses offered by other Boston College schools.
Learn more about the Admission Process and Application Requirements