In all, 850 freshmen (nearly 40 percent of the class) occupied the Newton Campus’s four residence halls in 2003-04. When the doors opened on August 27 to receive them and their possessions—and their parents, siblings, and close relations—Boston College Magazine was there taking family photos.
The 2,208 members of Boston College’s Class of 2007 emerged from a pool of 22,424 applicants. They hailed from 46 states, two U.S. territories, and 34 foreign countries. Sixty-nine percent were enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.