School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Boston College and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
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

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Boston College is 17.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 34.99%. The application fees are $80 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate17.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.99 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$80
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

Boston's 2023 tuition & fees is $64,176 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 4.00% compared to the last year's rate ($61,706).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $34,028. The graduate tuition increased by 3.99% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$64,176
Graduate Tuition & Fees$34,028
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 15,287 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 650 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Boston has 9,982 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 5,305 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students15,287
Undergraduate Students9,982
Graduate Students5,305
Online Enrollment650

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

Boston offers 146 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1 out of the 146 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Boston
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs146 Programs
Number of online programs1 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of at least 12 weeks but less than 1 year
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification