School Overview

Boston College is a Private, 4 years college located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Boston ranked 34th in National Universities and 8th in Massachusetts Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 14,934 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. Boston's acceptance rate is 19.00% last year (undergraduate school).
Boston College is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.
Contact Information
Address140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
Admission Information
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School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of Boston College is 19.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 33.00%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate19.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

Boston's 2022 tuition & fees is $61,706 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $32,722.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$61,706
Graduate Tuition & Fees$32,722
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 14,934 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 1,505 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Boston has 9,780 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,154 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students14,934
Undergraduate Students9,780
Graduate Students5,154
Online Enrollment1,505

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs161 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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