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Boston College

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). Today it is one of the nation's foremost universities, with an enrollment of nearly 14,700 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. Each year the University confers more than 4,000 degrees in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research and have been honored by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Education and the MacArthur Foundation. Boston College is ranked 31st among national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Boston College students have earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including Rhodes Scholarships, Marshalls, Goldwaters and Fulbright grants. Each year, undergraduates devote some 550,000 hours to community service. Boston College’s educational mission is to prepare students for citizenship, service, and leadership in a global society. BC offers a vast array of study programs with an international focus both on the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition, an ever-increasing number of students also take advantage of opportunities to engage in service or internships, perform research, or work abroad.

=341
2014
282
2015
=299
2016
  • 36.90
    Overall Score
  • 28.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 56.3
    Citations per Faculty
  • 95.5
    International Faculty
  • 24.5
    International Students
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2017
  • 92.60
    Overall Score
  • 99.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 67.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.8
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
871
International
334

Number of students

13,210
Postgraduate 29%
Undergraduate 71%

Number of international students

1,349
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.