Class of 2019:
Where have they landed?

Ninety-five percent of graduates from Boston College’s Class of 2019 were employed, enrolled in graduate school, or involved in a fellowship or volunteer experience. The findings, which place BC among the top universities nationwide, underscore the value of a BC education and showcase the impressive accomplishments of the students who earned their diplomas last year.

 

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Employment by Industry

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Location

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Trends

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Where the Class of 2019 Has Landed

73%

employed

18%

enrolled in graduate school

4%

involved in service or fellowship programs

$60,000

Median starting salary for the Class of 2019

Employment: Top Five Industries

22% Financial Services, Real Estate

16% Healthcare, Life and Physical Sciences, Environment

13% Business Services, Consulting, Management

9% Technology, Engineering, Startups, Entrepreneurship

6% Communications, Media, Publishing, Marketing

Select Employers:

Google, Disney, Amazon, Nike, Massachusetts General Hospital, FBI, Oracle, Goldman Sachs, NBC Universal, The TJX Companies, Netflix, Boston Red Sox, PwC, Bloomingdales, Deloitte, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Pfizer

Graduate School: Top Five Programs

20% Education

19% STEM

12% Business 

12% Law

9% Humanities or Social Sciences

Select Graduate Schools:

Boston College, Harvard University, Yale University, Brown University, Columbia University, Duke University, Georgetown University, University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University, University of Notre Dame, University of California

Fellowships and Service

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps were the most popular volunteer commitments among 2019 graduates, while Fulbright study was the top fellowship choice.

Students and their families want to know more than ever that their Boston College education will empower them to lead lives of meaning and purpose and position them well for post-graduate success. As an institution, we are committed to accomplishing both of those goals.
Joe Du Pont, Associate Vice President, Career Services

73% of graduates

used a Boston College career resource.

73% of graduates

used a Boston College career resource.