How much does Boston College cost?

Boston College Cost of Attendance
In-state $55,464
Out-of-state $55,464
On-Campus Room and Board $14,478
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,450
Average Annual Cost $26,567
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $7,251
$30,000-$48,000 $9,693
$48,000-$75,000 $16,648
$75,000-$110,000 $23,172
Over $110,000 $47,675

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 56% $39,582
Federal Grants 16% $8,492
Pell grants 15% $4,721
Other federal grants 16% $3,896
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 4% $1,606
Institutional grants or scholarships 45% $41,082
Student loan aid 41% $4,097
Federal student loans 41% $4,930
Other student loans $3,667

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Visit a college campus 305 Up to $8,500
Do community service 304 Up to $500
Have work experience 203 Up to $12,000
Play a sport 155 Up to $1,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 220 Up to $2,000
Attend a summer program 154 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Boston College Admissions

What is Boston College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 28%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 67% of applicants
SAT Reading 650-720
SAT Math 670-770
SAT Writing 640-730
ACT Submissions 44% of applicants
Composite Score 31-34

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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 9921
Living on campus
Transfer Students 100%
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
59.97%
Unknown
16.32%
Hispanic or Latino
10.22%
Asian
9.50%
Black or African American
3.95%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.02%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.02%

Boston College Graduation Success

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
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify