Boston College Ranking Profile

Boston College (BC) is a leading private Roman Catholic Jesuit research university located in Massachusetts, USA. It is categorized as an RU/H: Research Universities (high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

BC comprises the following schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; Carroll School of Management; Connell School of Nursing; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Graduate School of Social Work; Boston College Law School; Lynch School of Education; School of Theology and Ministry; Woods College of Advancing Studies.

Boston College received accreditation from The New England Association of Schools and College (NEASC). In addition various schools, programs, and departments at BC are affiliated with a variety of other accrediting agencies such as: American Bar Association, AACSB International, American Chemical Society, American Psychological Association, Association of American Law Schools, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Social Work Education, Interstate Certification Compact, Teacher Accreditation Council, National League for Nursing.

Ranking Profile:

- The 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools" ranks the MBA Full-time Program at 39th.

- Rated 34th among Tier 1 National Universities by US News & World Report 2010.

- Financial Times ranks the Carroll School of Management MBA program at 47th globally, and at 23rd in the U.S., in the 2010 Global MBA Rankings.

- 16th on the Forbes.com 2009 edition of "America's Best Colleges".

- The MBA program is placed 34th in the nation, and the evening MBA program is placed 15th in 2008 (US News).

- Included in the "25 New Ivies" list in 2006 by Kaplan/Newsweek.

- 11th in a ranking of national universities (published in Forbes Magazine) by the Center for College Affordability & Productivity.

- A study by Carnegie Communications in 2004 ranked BC 17th among national universities.

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