Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|See, Sort All 300 Best College Values|SPECIAL REPORT: Kiplinger's College Rankings|How We Rank the Best College Values

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA)


(0) selected | Compare up to 5
View College Compare List

Boston College is ranked 18 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Private Colleges and is ranked 43 among all colleges.

Visit College Website

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 61%
Applicants who took ACT 52%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+34%
600-69950%
600+84%

SAT Math Score

700+45%
600-69944%
600+89%

ACT Score

30-3683%
24-2915%
24+98%

Students applied28,956
Students admitted9,017
Admission rate31%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate89%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$52,500
Fees$846
Room and board$14,142
Estimated book expense$1,250
Total cost$68,738

Cost after need-based aid$31,022
Cost after non-need-based aid$47,104

Average debt at graduation$20,481

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$70,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$37,716
Average non-need-based aid$21,634

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment9,309

Full-Time

Men4,308
Women5,001

Part-Time

Men0
Women0

Freshmen retained95%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

SEE ALSO: College Finder Map|See, Sort All 300 Best College Values|SPECIAL REPORT: Kiplinger's College Rankings|How We Rank the Best College Values