Boston College

Location
Chestnut Hill, MA
Student Size
14,934
College Type
Private University|Religious|Liberal Arts|Research
Accceptance Rate
26%
Average Cost Per Year
$30,192
Student To Faculty Ratio
14:1

About Our College

Boston College (BC) is a private Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Founded in 1863, the university has more than 9,300 full-time undergraduates and nearly 5,000 graduate students. Although Boston College is classified as an R1 research university, it still uses the word "college" in its name to reflect its historical position as a small liberal arts college.[5][6] Its main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America. In accordance with its Jesuit heritage, the university offers a liberal arts curriculum with a distinct emphasis on formative education and service to others.[7]

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