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Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)


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Boston College is ranked 19 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 54 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 69%
Applicants who took ACT 49%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+34%
600-69954%
600+88%

SAT Math Score

700+46%
600-69945%
600+91%

ACT Score

30-3678%
24-2919%
24+98%

Students applied23,223
Students admitted7,875
Admission rate34%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate88%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$48,450
Fees$784
Room and board$13,496
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$63,930

Cost after need-based aid$29,201
Cost after non-need-based aid$44,741

Average debt at graduation$21,099

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$67,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$34,729
Average non-need-based aid$19,189

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment9,154

Full-Time

Men4,189
Women4,965

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained96%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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