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Boston College

Men's D1 Coach: Jim Christian
Profile
Size
8 / 10
9,927 Undergrads / 14,720 Students
Cost
9 / 10
$28,354 Net Price
Selectivity
10 / 10
27% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Atlantic Coast (ACC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
95%
Overall Graduation Rate
94%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
90% / 94%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • United Kingdom
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • PwC
  • State Street
  • Deloitte
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • EY
  • Harvard University
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • EMC
  • IBM
  • Boston Public Schools
  • Citi
  • Oracle
  • Bank of America
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Operations
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Community and Social Services
  • Information Technology
  • Program and Project Management
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
620 - 720
Math
680 - 770
Total
1350 - 1510
ACT
English
33 - 35
Math
28 - 33
Composite
31 - 34

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 640 - 730 for SAT; 8 - 10 for ACT

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 35,552 15,183 20,369
% Admitted 27% 35% 22%
% Admits That Enroll 24% 20% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
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    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (21%)
    Business (21%)
    Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (13%)
    Finance, General (11%)
    Psychology (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (7%)
    Political Science and Government, General (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Applied Psychology (5%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (4%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (4%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (3%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (3%)
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $28,354

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$57,910
    Books & Supplies$1,250
    Cost of Living$14,826
    Personal Expenses$1,900
     
    Sticker Price$75,886

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    56% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship44%$44,700
    Federal Grants14%$7,579
    Pell Grants13%$4,919
    Other Federal14%$3,085
    State & Local Grants4%$1,306
    Institutional Grants44%$42,294
     
    Student Loans39%$4,007
    Federal Loans39%$3,997
    Other Loans0%$2,400

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $2.52 Billion $170,901

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $18,962 $202

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 2,476 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $72,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.81 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 90% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 28 27
    Fondling 18 17
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 7 6
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson 3 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, highly residential

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