The Boston College Core Curriculum will serve as the foundation of your educational journey. Innovative, team taught Complex Problems and Enduring Questions courses are a unique and dynamic way to fulfill student requirements.
The student-to-faculty ratio is 11:1, and the average class size is 27 students.
With a historical commitment to social justice, 51% of our students choose to volunteer their time in service to others on a weekly basis; nearly 90% will participate in either a domestic or international community service experience prior to graduation.
As an R-1 Research University, students have a variety of options to engage in undergraduate research within each academic department, either independently or alongside world-class faculty members.
Approximately 50% of each graduating class will have participated in one of more than 200 study abroad programs in 34 countries around the world.
85% of students engaged in at least one internship during their undergraduate career.
BC students have been selected for prestigious scholarships of impact such as Fulbright Grants, Goldwater Scholarships, Marshall Scholarships, Javits Fellowships, National Science Foundation Fellowships, Truman Scholarships, and Rhodes Scholarships.