Boston College

Acceptance Rate 19.04 %
SAT Average 1,475
2023 Tuition & Fees $64,176
Student Population 15,577
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $44,727

Academic Overview

Boston College Campus, Chestnut Hill, MA
Boston College is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. 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 2023 tuition & fees is $64,176 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,577 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 19.04% and the graduation rate is 91% last year.
The salary after graduation from Boston College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $92,500. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Boston's tuition & fees is $64,176. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $34,028.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Boston. The acceptance rate of Boston is 19.04% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 33.16%. The average graduation rate is 91% and the transfer-out rate is 6%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $44,727 and 46% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,577 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Boston College is 19.04 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Boston College is 91 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Boston College is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Boston College is 95 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Boston College is 15,577
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Boston College is 14 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $44,727 at Boston College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
Online Applicationwww.commonapp.org/
Financial Aidwww.bc.edu/offices/stserv/financial/finaid/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://npc.collegeboard.org/student/app/bc
Veterans Tuitionwww.bc.edu/bc-web/offices/student-services/financial-aid/undergraduate/types-of-financial-aid.html#veterans_education_benefits
Disability Servicewww.bc.edu/offices/dos/subsidiary_offices/disabilityservices.html

Offered Degrees

Boston offers 146 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree570
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree521
Post Master's Degree50
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship280
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Boston College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,721)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,418)

Veterans Benefits

Boston College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges