Boston College Graduate Schools

Boston College (referred to as Boston) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chestnut Hill, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Boston College is $30,700 in average. The school has 4,793 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,720 including undergraduate students.

Boston College Graduate School Overview

Boston College (referred to as Boston) is a Private, 4 years school located in Chestnut Hill, MA. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Boston College is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1935 - Current).
Boston CollegeDirectory Information
School NameBoston College (referred to as Boston)
Address140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone617-552-8000
Webhttps://www.bc.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.commonapp.org
Financial Infohttps://www.bc.edu/offices/stserv/financial/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Boston College is $30,700 in average. The school has 4,793 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 14,720 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 105 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Boston Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$30,700
Student Population4,793
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs105 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Boston College is $30,700 in average for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $1,700. Boston College offers the alternative tuition plans.
Boston 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$30,600
Required Fees$100
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,700
Boston College offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On Boston College campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Boston
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Boston College 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Boston College is $30,700. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Boston College
TuitionFees
2015-2016$26,172$90
2016-2017$27,216$90
2017-2018$28,296$90
2018-2019$29,412$100
2019-2020$30,600$100
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $16,726 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Boston College. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.12% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,450. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.46% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Boston College
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,496$1,550$9,450$1,550
2016-2017$13,818$1,700$10,200$1,700
2017-2018$14,142$1,850$10,650$1,850
2018-2019$14,478$1,900$11,100$1,900
2019-2020$14,826$1,900$11,550$1,900
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,700 at Boston College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.04% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Boston College
Tuition
2015-2016$1,454
2016-2017$1,512
2017-2018$1,572
2018-2019$1,634
2019-2020$1,700
The law school tuition at Boston College is $57,150 for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Boston College.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Boston College
TuitionFees
Law$56,940$210

Graduate Programs at Boston

Boston College offers 116 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,834 students have completed their study at Boston College.
Offered Degrees at Boston College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7411,443
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship320162
Doctor's degree - other10226
Post Bachelor's Degree100
Post Master's Degree803
Total11611,834

Boston College offers 116 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,834 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,443 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 226 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 2 completers-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies2-
Russian Studies0-
Education [+] (2 completers) 214 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction136$49,500
Educational Leadership and Administration14$45,400
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration54-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)4-
Educational Evaluation and Research6-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods0-
International and Comparative Education0-
Special Education and Teaching0$49,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education0-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Latin Teacher Education0-
Education (other)0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 15 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature4-
Italian Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3-
Latin Language and Literature0-
Legal Studies [+] 12 completers-
Law0-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)12-
English Language And Literature [+] 14 completers$38,100
English Language and Literature14$38,100
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences1-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 108 completers-
Mathematics1-
Financial Mathematics107-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 26 completers-
Philosophy26-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 135 completers-
0-
Theology/Theological Studies109$42,800
Divinity/Ministry18-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling8-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Geophysics and Seismology0-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 97 completers-
Psychology1-
Developmental and Child Psychology13-
Social Psychology1-
Counseling Psychology82-
Human Services [+] 265 completers-
0-
Social Work265$47,200
Social Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics0-
Applied Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics32-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 93 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management0-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Nurse Anesthetist0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing0-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)93-
Business [+] 384 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management206$108,900
Organizational Leadership42-
Accounting119$62,300
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services (other)0-
Finance0$109,000
Organizational Behavior Studies3-
Telecommunications Management14-
History [+] 11 completers-
History11$50,700
Total1,443
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 48 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration24-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration7-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational Evaluation and Research4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Comparative Literature0-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
French Language and Literature2-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
English Language And Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences2-
Neuroscience2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 9 completers-
Mathematics5-
Financial Mathematics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy6-
Theology And Religious Vocations [+] 18 completers-
0-
Religious Education4-
Theology/Theological Studies14-
Physical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry15-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
Psychology0-
Developmental and Child Psychology3-
Social Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology5-
Human Services [+] 9 completers-
0-
Social Work9-
Social Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics9-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics0-
Political Science and Government0-
Sociology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Nursing Science3-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Finance0-
Organizational Behavior Studies1-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total162
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies 0 completers-
Total226
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business [+] 0 completers-
Finance0-
Total0
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction2-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Total3

Graduate Student Population at Boston

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,793 students enrolled into Boston College graduate schools where it has total 14,720 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 3,469 full-time and 1,324 part-time students. By gender, 2,107 male and 2,686 female students are attending Boston College graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Boston College.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Boston College
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7932,1072,686
Full-time3,4691,5231,946
Part-tme1,324584740
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Boston College.
There are 2,649 White (55.27%), 169 Black/African American (3.53%), 321 Hispanic (6.70%), 258 Asian (5.38%), and 1,396 students with other races. 840 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Boston College
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,7932,1072,686
American Indian/Native American532
Asian258116142
Black/African American16961108
Hispanic321138183
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White2,6491,1381,511
Two More1183484
Un-Known433201232
Non-resident Alien840416424
Boston College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 151 graduate students (3.15% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 185 graduate students (3.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Boston College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Boston College
Number of Students
Total4,793
Enrolled Online Exclusively151
Enrolled Some Online Courses185
Not in Online Courses4,457

Similar Schools to Boston

Compare similar schools to Boston College with admission, tuition, and more academic facts.

Florida State University (FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,553 for Florida residents and $25,985 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 8,533 and it offers total 176 graduate programs(14 online programs).
University of Miami (Miami) is a Private, 4 years school located in Coral Gables, FL. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $38,908 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,214 and it offers total 152 graduate programs(11 online programs).
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (Georgia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,088 for Georgia residents and $31,164 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,674 and it offers total 86 graduate programs(2 online programs).
University of Notre Dame (ND) is a Private, 4 years school located in Notre Dame, IN. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $55,380 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,990 and it offers total 97 graduate programs(1 online programs).
University of Louisville (Louisville) is a Public, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,196 for Kentucky residents and $27,310 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,789 and it offers total 138 graduate programs(16 online programs).
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass Amherst) is a Public, 4 years school located in Amherst, MA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,209 for Massachusetts residents and $31,724 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,078 and it offers total 162 graduate programs(14 online programs).
Syracuse University (Syracuse) is a Private, 4 years school located in Syracuse, NY. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $40,188 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,577 and it offers total 234 graduate programs(13 online programs).
Duke University (Duke) is a Private, 4 years school located in Durham, NC. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $56,888 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,924 and it offers total 168 graduate programs(1 online programs).
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) is a Public, 4 years school located in Chapel Hill, NC. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,522 for North Carolina residents and $30,248 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,894 and it offers total 154 graduate programs(16 online programs).
North Carolina State University at Raleigh (NCSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Raleigh, NC. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,673 for North Carolina residents and $28,999 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,280 and it offers total 162 graduate programs(38 online programs).
Wake Forest University (Wake Forest) is a Private, 4 years school located in Winston-Salem, NC. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $39,200 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,176 and it offers total 57 graduate programs(3 online programs).
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (Pitt) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $24,480 for Pennsylvania residents and $40,848 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 9,343 and it offers total 277 graduate programs(19 online programs).
Clemson University (Clemson) is a Public, 4 years school located in Clemson, SC. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,796 for South Carolina residents and $23,246 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,282 and it offers total 151 graduate programs(37 online programs).
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Blacksburg, VA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $15,972 for Virginia residents and $29,885 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 6,872 and it offers total 167 graduate programs(20 online programs).
University of Virginia-Main Campus (UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $19,528 for Virginia residents and $30,720 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 7,862 and it offers total 139 graduate programs(21 online programs).

Massachusetts Best Graduate Schools

Check out the best graduate programs in Massachusetts and compare them to get right decision.

harvard-university

Harvard UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA

massachusetts-institute-of-technology

Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPrivate, 4 yearsCambridge, MA

williams-college

Williams CollegePrivate, 4 yearsWilliamstown, MA

tufts-university

Tufts UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsMedford, MA

boston-university

Boston UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsBoston, MA

boston-college

Boston CollegePrivate, 4 yearsChestnut Hill, MA

Data Source: