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Boston College

Boston College is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Chestnut Hill, MA. The 2019 average net price at Boston College is $26,567. Acceptance rate is 27.89%. The school has a total enrollment of 14,720.


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Location: Chestnut Hill, MA
Student Body: 14,720
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.bc.edu
Acceptance Rate: 27.89%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 27.89%
  • Application Deadline: January 1, 2021
  • International Students: 8%
  • Application Fee: $80
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $54,600
Grad Tuition: $29,412
Room and Board: $14,478
Books and Supplies: $1,250
Other Fees: $864
Average Net Price: $26,567
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 2,326
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,106 / 1,220
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 650 - 720
  • Median SAT Math Range: 670 - 770
  • Median ACT Range: 31 - 34
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 7.5
  • % of International Students: 8%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 191
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Recommended

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 27%
  • Social Sciences: 16%
  • Psychology: 7%
  • Health Professions: 6%
  • Education: 6%

Academic Programs

Boston College offers 176 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsBoston College offers 59 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Psychology
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsBoston College offers 74 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Doctorate Degree ProgramsBoston College offers 33 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Theology
Certificate ProgramsBoston College offers 9 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Education
Health Professions
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 92%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 93%
  • 1st Year Retention: 95%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $82,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 14,720
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 58%
  • Non-resident, alien: 11%
  • Hispanic Students: 9%
  • Asian Students: 8%
  • Unknown: 7%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%