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Boston College

Office of Human Resources: More Hall, Room 315
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Employees: 3,000+
President: William Leahy

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Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1863, Boston College is a university steeped in a rich and proud tradition. Originally located in Boston's South End, it first opened its doors on September 5, 1864 with 3 teachers and 22 students.

Today Boston College has an enrollment of 14,400 students, including 9,100 full-time undergraduates and 4,700 graduate and professional students representing every state and 96 countries. BC has more than 50 fields of study through 11 schools and colleges.

The University has graduate schools in nursing, education, management, law and social work.

The University also competes in Division I athletics and is a member of the Atlantic Coast conference. It has 14 varsity teams for men and 17 for women.

BC says it has 761 full-time faculty. The school has 165,632 living undergraduate and graduate alumni.

Tuition for undergraduate students is $44,870 for the 2013-14 academic year. The student body makeup is 52% women.

Most popular undergraduate majors include: Economics; Communication; Biology; Finance; Political Science; English; Psychology; Human Development; Nursing; and Marketing.

Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class.

Benefits and Perks

Boston College offers excellent benefits including free checking accounts and discounts at the University bookstore.

The University offers employees:

- Medical and dental insurance
- Generous sick leave benefits
- Ample vacation and holidays
- On-campus gym, pool,and skating rink
- Faculty/Staff Assistance Program

Specific benefits vary depending on professional or office staff. For more details, visit this link.

Updated September 30, 2013

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