Total Enrollment 15,036
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14 : 1

Boston College
140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467
(617) 552-8000

The Catholic Jesuit university is founded upon the conviction that the religious and the academic are intrinsically related. The movement of the mind towards meaning or truth initiates a process of questioning that naturally reaches the ultimate questions that engage religion. Similarly, the experience of Catholic faith gives rise to disciplined inquiry as it calls for knowledge of itself and of its relationship to every dimension of human life. The mission of Boston College is rooted in this dynamic integrity of the academic and the religious, a coherence of the divine and the human that reaches its fullest expression in more »

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Study abroad
Student Services Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 3% or less
Yearly Application Deadline September 2011 January 2011 Boston College Supplemental Application as soon as possible as soon as possible as soon as possible Completed Common Application November 1 January
Admissions Office Phone (617) 552-3100
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address Boston College Office of Undergraduate Admission Devlin Hall 208 140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Fee $70

In order to be accepted to Boston College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • Completed a college prep course
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Boston College SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 610
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 700
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 640
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 730
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 630
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 720
Boston College ACT SCORES
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 29
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 32
ACT English (25th Percentile) 29
ACT English (75th Percentile) 34
ACT Math (25th Percentile) 28
ACT Math (75th Percentile) 33
ACT Writing (25th Percentile) 8
ACT Writing (75th Percentile) 10
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