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Boston College

Country

Boston, USA

Overall Ranking

251 in Times Higher Education

Fees

Varies

Overview

  • Founded in 1863, Boston College in Massachusetts is a private Jesuit research university with an acceptance rate of 26%, an enrollment of 14,890 students and a faculty of 882 members. The main Boston College campus is located in the Chestnut Hill neighbourhood, while the other two are the Newton Campus and the Brighton Campus.
  • Eight schools, including Carroll School of Management, School of Theology and Ministry, School of Social Work and Boston College Law School, offer 58 majors. Some popular undergraduate majors are Biology, Finance, Marketing, Nursing and Psychology.
  • Boston College's Continuing Education Program provides certificate programs, noncredit courses, workshops, conferences and other online courses concerning different disciplines. BC Summer enables Boston College students and outsiders to pursue various courses too. 
  • The Woods College of Advancing Studies also offers degree and non-degree programs. Over 200 study abroad programs in countries like Spain, Egypt, South Africa and Australia are available to students; they can spend a semester, year or summer abroad.
  • The estimated undergraduate cost of attending is USD 78,618. Financial aid available includes grants, scholarships, loans and student employment such as the Presidential Scholarship, Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Pell Grant, Federal Work-Study etc.
  • Graduates have been known to earn a median starting salary of USD 62,000.
About the University

Year of establishment

1863

University Website Link

https://www.bc.edu/

Also Known as

BC

Total Students

14880

Total International Students

1756

Size of Campus

240 acres

Boston College Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Times Higher Education

251

US News

36

QS Rankings

494

Webomatrics - World

358

Webomatrics - National

122

Popular Courses Offered

Undergraduate

BS Geological Sciences

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

5,710,220

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

5,277,508

Undergraduate

Bachelors in General Management

Duration

48 months

Tutiton Fees

5,710,220

Eligibility

The applicant must have 3.0 or 3.3 in the scale of 4.0, to be considered for the admission.

 

English Language Requirements are : 

Test

Score

IELTS

7.5

TOEFL i-BT

100

Duolingo

125

SAT EBRW

650

ACT English

29

Admission Process

The application must be made online and submitted along with the supported documents. The documents required are as follows : 

For UG Students

  • Form for a Common Application
  • English, Math, Social Science, Natural Science, and Foreign Language are included in the four-year high school curriculum.
  • Scores on the SAT or ACT
  • Supplement to the Boston College Writing Program (400-word limit)
  • Transcript from high school.
  • Forms for a school report and a counsellor suggestion.
  • Two teacher evaluations (one of the five core academic disciplines must be evaluated). (Social studies, science, math, English, or a foreign language are some of the options.)
  • Report card during the middle of the year.
  • Visual performance art files (for music and art students).
  • To study in the United States, you must pass an English proficiency test.

For PG Students 

  • Admissions application online
  • Scores on the GMAT or GRE
  • Official transcripts from previous colleges and universities
  • Scores on English proficiency tests
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Interview for a first look
  • A mission statement

Accommodation

Boston College is committed to making reasonable accommodations for disabled students, professors, staff, and visitors. At BC, there are two independent offices that coordinate assistance for disabled students.

https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/sites/accessibility/Accommodations.html 

Leap Scholar Verdict

Advantages

#7th position worldwide for offering subjects of excellent standard in QS World University Rankings, 2021.

It holds the rank of 494th globally as per QS World University Rankings, 2022.

Times Higher Education ranks it 301 – 350th worldwide in 2021.

The college encourages intensive research work.

It has received $63.3 million in research funds and has 30 academic institutes and academic centres.

93% of the graduates were employed after completing their studies.

Get all your Questions Answered

Where is Boston College located?

Boston College is located in Boston, USA

How much does it cost to study in Boston College?

The average first year cost to study in Boston College is INR 5636489

What is the acceptance rate for Boston College?

Boston College has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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