Boston College

Tuition & Fees $51,296
Acceptance Rates 29 %
Student Population 14,466
Graduation Rates 93 %
Retention Rate 95 %

Boston College Academic Overview

Boston College is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Chestnut Hill, MA. It has a total enrollment of 14,466 including undergraduate and graduate schools and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance ratio for undergraduate school is 29 % last year.

2017 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2016-2017, Boston College tuition and fees are $51,296 for all students. For graduate school, its 2017 tuition and fees are $27,306 for all graduate students.

Boston College 2017 Tuition & Fees
[chart] Boston College 2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Academic Statistics at Boston College

[chart] Boston College Academic Statistics
dAcceptance Rate for Boston College is 29 %.
Graduation Rate for Boston College is 93 %
Transfer-out Rate for Boston College is 5 %
Retention Rate for Boston College is 95 %
Student Population for Boston College is 14,466
Student to Faculty Rate for Boston College is 14 %

Offered Degrees At Boston College

Boston College offers 154 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at Boston College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree550
Master's Degree550
Post Master's Degree70
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship280
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Student Services

Next table lists student services provided by Boston College to its attendants.

Student Services at Boston College
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Library facilities at institutionHas own library

Special Learning Opportunities

Boston College offerers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs. Next table shows more special learning opportunities at Boston College.

Special Learning Opportunities at Boston College
Online ClassUnderGraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing

Additional Facts

Next table summarizes additional characteristics of Boston College including religious affiliation, institution's hospital, and more.

Additional Characteristics at Boston College
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Historical Black School
Tribal School
Has Hospital
Offer Medical Degree
Board/Meal Plan
Dormitory Capacity7,470
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.