Boston College

General Information

Website www.bc.edu
Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
City Chestnut Hill
State MA
Zip '02467
Locale City: Small

Student Success Highlights

Retention Rate
First-year retention rate 96%
Graduation Rate
Four-year graduation rate 86.9%
Five-year graduation rate 90.1%
Six-year graduation rate 90.8%
Transfer-Out Rate
% of students who transfer out 6.9%

College Characteristics

Sector Private not-for-profit
Carnegie Classification Research High
Size: Number of Undergraduates 9895
Historically Black College or University (HBCU) No
Hispanic Serving Institution No
Athletic Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Accrediting Agency New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Net Price Calculator Website N/A
All Programs Exclusively Online
(no physical campuses)
No

Admissions and Cost

Average High School GPA Among College Freshmen N/A
Median SAT Verbal 655 (25th - 75th percentile = 610 - 700)
Median SAT Math 685 (25th - 75th percentile = 640 - 730)
Median SAT Writing 675 (25th - 75th percentile = 630 - 720)
Median ACT Composite 31 (25th - 75th percentile = 29 - 32)
Percent Admitted 31.1%
In-State Tuition and Fees $42,204
Out-of-State Tuition and Fees $42,204
Total Price for In-State Students Living on Campus $54,624
Average Net Price After Grants $23,742
Average Student Loan (all sources) $4,292
Federal Loan Default Rate 2.2%

Student Characteristics

% Pell Recipients Among Freshman 16%
% Underrepresented Minority 14.0%
% Black 5.1%
% Latino 8.7%
% Native American 0.2%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
% Asian 9.6%
% White 63.1%
% Two or More Races 1.0%
% Female 51.7%
% Male 48.3%
% Age 25 and Over 3.9%
% Part-time 3.1%