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Boston College

  • QS World University Rankings
    =494
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio13
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students1,471
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,048

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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 38th 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 has a wide range of postgraduate degrees, from graduate certificates to PHD options. It has a finance master’s degree, which provides thorough learning for students who want to pursue a career in business and finance. The school has been placed in the 2018 edition of the QS Business Master’s Ranking.  The master’s degree in finance has a vast range of courses, from core components, through to electives. These include mathematical analysis for managers, derivative securities, risk management, and managing mutual funds.

The admissions process is highly competitive, with students being judged in relation to other applicants that semester. However, the school does produce both GPA and GMAT ranges from each semester, which are distributed at information sessions for applicants preparing for admission. Further details on admission can be found on graduate and professional school websites.

About

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 38th 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 has a wide range of postgraduate degrees, from graduate certificates to PHD options. It has a finance master’s degree, which provides thorough learning for students who want to pursue a career in business and finance. The school has been placed in the 2018 edition of the QS Business Master’s Ranking.  The master’s degree in finance has a vast range of courses, from core components, through to electives. These include mathematical analysis for managers, derivative securities, risk management, and managing mutual funds.

The admissions process is highly competitive, with students being judged in relation to other applicants that semester. However, the school does produce both GPA and GMAT ranges from each semester, which are distributed at information sessions for applicants preparing for admission. Further details on admission can be found on graduate and professional school websites.

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University highlights

Boston College is one of the top Private universities in Newton, United States. It is ranked #=494 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #329
  • 2014
    #=331
  • 2015
    #=341
  • 2016
    #282
  • 2017
    #=299
  • 2018
    #=339
  • 2019
    #=376
  • 2020
    #432
  • 2021
    #454
  • 2022
    #=494

Ranking criteria

24.1
Overall
22.3
Academic Reputation
29.1
Citations per Faculty
21.6
Employer Reputation
29.8
Faculty Student Ratio
4.9
International Faculty Ratio
18.1
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
13,187

28%
72%

International students
1,471

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
1,048

91
957

Total students
13,187

28%
72%

International students
1,471

54%
46%

Total faculty staff
1,048

957
91

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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