What Makes Us Special

About Boston College

Boston College is one of the world's leading Jesuit, Catholic universities, with recognized strengths in the liberal arts, scientific research, student formation and global outreach. Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, Boston College confers some 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through its eight schools and colleges. Each year, BC enrolls approximately 2,300 high-achieving freshmen--from all 50 states and more than 40 countries.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing660-730

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 53%
Men 47%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 95%  Help

More About our Students

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Price of Attendance in 2019-20  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Average Undergraduate Loans  Help
Owed At Graduation 

Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 11:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 95%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 890 691 218 35 1834