How much does Boston College cost?

Boston College Cost of Attendance
In-state $53,346
Out-of-state $53,346
On-Campus Room and Board $14,142
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,450
Average Annual Cost $27,299
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,391
$30,000-$48,000 $9,109
$48,000-$75,000 $14,440
$75,000-$110,000 $23,107
Over $110,000 $47,691

Boston College Financial Aid and Debt

90%

Students paying down their debt

$19,000

Typical Total Student Debt

$196

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 55% $37,035
Federal Grants 14% $7,385
Pell grants 13% $4,499
Other federal grants 13% $3,081
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $2,657
Institutional grants or scholarships 43% $38,307
Student loan aid 38% $3,607
Federal student loans 38% $4,575
Other student loans $2,633

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 210 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 142 Up to $6,000
Have work experience 173 Up to $10,000
Visit a college campus 284 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 151 Up to $1,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Boston College Admissions

What is Boston College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 32%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 60% of applicants
SAT Reading 660-760
SAT Math 660-730
SAT Writing 640-730
ACT Submissions 56% of applicants
Composite Score 31-33

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Boston College Campus Life

15:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

49

Forbes Ranking

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

92%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 10304
Living on campus
Transfer Students
Under Age 25
Gender Balance
Women
53%
Men
47%

Student Diversity

62%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
59.91%
Unknown
17.53%
Hispanic or Latino
9.41%
Asian
9.24%
Black or African American
3.83%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.03%

Boston College Graduation Success

95%

First Year Student Retention

88%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$70,000

Average Salary After Graduation

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About Boston College

Address

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
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