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Boston College


Overview

Student Population
14,466
Best Colleges National Rank
#46
 Location Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
 Online bc.edu 
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Size Mid-size
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Boston College is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 28,956 prospective students applied, and 9,017 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,359 enrolled in the school.  13,150 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,316 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $52,500 plus fees of $846. Boston College is ranked 46 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Test Scores
SAT ACT
SAT1320/1500
ACT30/33
Applications Accepted
31.1%
Applications DueJan 1, 2019
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Cost to Attend

Tuition
$52,500
Costs for Boston College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$846
Room and Board $14,142
Budget for Other Expenses$1,850
Total One Year Cost$70,588

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$90,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
91% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Boston College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 24%
Social Sciences 17%
Communication 9%
Psychology 9%
English and Literature 7%