Boston College Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.02 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 111 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABA, + 3 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 14,354 (9,796 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 23% part-time, 77% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $26,262
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

great program people really helpful and polite. city is expensive
3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2014

I feel that the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work is an incredible track that very well prepares their students to become forward-thinking and well rounded social workers. This program, along with my work experience, has helped me obtain an extremely competitive internship working in domestic violence and sexual assault. The quality of education that I am receiving at Boston College is absolutely superb and feel extremely fortunate to be part of such an amazing learning institution. The one negative aspect of the graduate program is that classes fill up very quickly due to the archaic class registration system.
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

I start in Sept 2013 so I have not had an actual class yet
3.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2014

Boston College hires excellent professors and the MSA program is very small. BC has access to great resources and is a prime location for recruiting in the Northeast.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2014

The Connell Graduate School of Nursing at Boston College is one of the top 25 graduate nursing programs in the country. The program prepares you to be a leader in the healthcare industry and does so through classroom and clinical hours. Professors are always available to answer questions and assist students. These professors are the top in their field and complete numerous research projects. Students will be cared for and challenged at BC and the CSON.
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2014

The experience at Boston College can very. However, the core faculty are all wonderful, and most of the classes are focused on preparing students to excel in real world counseling settings.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2014

The Lynch School of Education has a reputable academic ranking. This program prepares you with a thorough program of study and offers you with outstanding academic preparation so that you become intelligent professional adults.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2011

Outstanding academic programs, resources, networking opportunities, professors, social life, athletic and extracurricular programs. No cons at all!
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: - extremely flexible course scheduling - great career advising - accessible professors - beautiful new buildings and classrooms - faculty willing to approach with interdisciplinary focus Cons: - a bit tough to work and take classes due to time slots of classes - surrounding area is expensive to live in
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

Boston College is a highly ranked school for social work. While I did not attend for an undergraduate program, my experience with the graduate school of social work has been very rewarding. Like with most graduate programs you have to consider what is right for you. I enjoy BCs proximity to the city. I also appreciate that it still maintains a intimate community feel because of the underlying ideals of community and service. Also, the admissions staff were wonderful and accommodating--which makes a difference during the application process. Cons include the cost of living in Boston and the limited financial aid for graduate students in the social work program.
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