Boston College

Newton, Massachusetts
www.bc.edu 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467
A+ Overall Grade
  • A+ Academics
  • A+ Athletics
  • A Campus
  • A Diversity
  • A+ Value
  • A- Party Scene

Boston College Admissions

Acceptance Rate 27.23%
Acceptance Deadline January 1
Students Receiving Financial Aid 56.12%

Boston College Cost

Net Price* $28,354
Average Total Aid Awarded $7,579
Students Receiving Financial Aid 56.12%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Boston College Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 13:1

Boston College Majors

Most Popular Majors
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Psychology
  • Communications
  • Biology
  • Political Science and Government
  • Marketing
  • English
  • Accounting
  • Nursing

Boston College Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

Boston College Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 9,696
Part-Time Undergraduates 231

Boston College Advisors

Our advisors graduated from the nation’s best universities, so they know first-hand what it takes to stand out in the admissions process. CollegeAdvisor.com's advisors include Marshall Scholars, Fulbright recipients, first-generation college students, professional actors and musicians, startup founders, doctors, teachers and more - all rigorously screened and trained to support students and families on their college journeys.

Jillian Jolly
Yale University
Hello, my name is Jillian Jolly and I'm currently a rising junior at Yale University! I am a prospective Psychology major, a pre-med student and I also plan to receive a certificate in Education Studies. On-campus, I have served as the City Chair for the Yale College Council City Team and as a finance manager for the YCC UOFC team, as well as a member of a number of other student organizations. I am very passionate about health disparities, societal injustices, and increasing educational access for students in socioeconomically depressed areas. I plan to either become a doctor or an attorney and one day start an organization that focuses on researching disorders/issues that affect minority groups and finding ways to combat them. I am really excited to work with, guide, and help you all find your dream schools!

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David Querusio
Boston College
Hi there! I have been working as an admissions counselor at NYU for the past four years. While at NYU, I also earned my master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs. As a first-generation student, I was excited but also very intimidated by the college application process. I ended up staying close to home at Boston College and loved it. So much of being successful in the application process depends on knowing how to navigate the requirements and expectations of universities, and I am happy to help you every step of the way!

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Aneeka Britto
University of Pennsylvania
I am currently a senior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Mathematics and minoring in Spanish and Statistics through the Wharton School of Business. After graduation, I will be working in leveraged finance banking at J.P. Morgan.

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Arianna Pagan
Arianna has been a higher education professional going on five years in both competitive college admissions and academic advising. Being bilingual and bicultural in English/Spanish she got her start working in college admissions at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA and then Babson College recruiting students from North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. In 2019 she moved on to work as an academic advisor guiding students through their academic plans and reaching their full potential and is now looking to help prospective students and families do the same. She has her B.A. in Counseling and Health Psychology and her M.Ed. in Education Administration from Emmanuel College.

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Kaitlin Liston
University of California – Berkeley
Hi! I graduated from UC Berkeley in 2018 with an Economics BA and an English minor. At Cal, I was president of the Undergraduate Communications Association, and now I'm a marketing specialist at a big tech company in Silicon Valley. As an advisor, I love helping students find schools that are a perfect fit, ace college interviews, and write heartfelt essays, especially when it comes to the UC Application. I'm passionate about making the world a better place, investing in the next generation, and my favorite soccer team :) I hope to be a part of your college journey and wish you the best during this exciting time!

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Caroline Marapese
University of Notre Dame
Hello! I graduated from Notre Dame with my Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. In undergrad, I switched my major several times, engaged in a variety of activities on campus from club boxing to orchestra, and study abroad in Rome. I am currently pursuing my Master of Education also from Notre Dame. Currently, I teach middle school math in Philadelphia during the academic years as part of my teaching fellowship. I look forward to helping you apply to a college where you will learn and thrive. For the past four years, I have helped high school students and their families navigate the college applications process, and I am looking forward to working with you!

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Jasmine Bacchus
Brown University
Hi! I'm Jasmine, a recent graduate of Brown University and incoming master's student at Oxford. Currently, my interests include fashion, esports, behavioral economics and game theory

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Moshan Guo
Columbia University
Hi! My name is Moshan and I am a graduating senior at Columbia University. I transferred to Columbia as a first-semester sophomore from Colby College in order to pursue a BA in Human Evolutionary Biology. For my first three years of college, I was on the pre-medical track and did everything from conducting research on drosophila fruitflies to working as a medical assistant at a gastroenterology center. In my senior year at Columbia, I made the transition to consulting and I'll be starting as a full-time analyst at a media and entertainment consulting firm in LA later this year. Having gone through the college application process three times - first as a Questbridge scholar, then as a Regular Decision applicant, and finally as a transfer applicant - I hope to help students craft unique college applications that stand out every step of the way.

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Jahan Mirchandani
Johns Hopkins University
Hello! I graduated from Johns Hopkins a year early with an honors degree in International Studies. During my time on campus I was on the volleyball team, Class President, in a fraternity, on the Admissions team, and part of the Model UN + Mock Trial teams. I joined Deloitte Consulting after graduating and have loved my 5 years there. I enjoy all things NY sports, biking, volleyball, politics, scrabble, chess, and discovering new music! As the first person to attend college in my extended family, I thoroughly enjoy sharing my advice, experience, and tips & tricks that I had to pick up by myself but can now help others :)

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Sophia Boyer
Stanford University
Hi! My name is Sophia and I graduated from Stanford in 2020. I majored in International Relations (with a concentration in International Security and Comparative Governance) and minored in Military History. I graduated with an honors in International Security after completing a one-year honors program my senior year culminating in a thesis. Over my four years at Stanford, I was very active in campus research and community service. I conducted research for the Stanford Graduate School of Business's behavioral psychology lab and volunteered for the Stanford University Dance Marathon Organization. I was also a member of Greek Life. Outside of Stanford, I spent my summers interning at several public policy think tanks in Palo Alto and Washington, D.C. After graduating this past June, I moved to New York City to begin my job at a geopolitical consulting firm where I currently work. I'd love to help you navigate the challenging (and often times confusing) aspects of the college application process to get you closer to the college of your choice!

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Meaghan Gee
Cornell University
Hi, nice to meet you! I'm a 2019 graduate from Cornell University where I studied Industrial and Labor Relations and minored in Business and Inequality Studies. As a student, I worked at my school's Office of Career Services where I reviewed resumes and cover letters, and conducted mock interviews. I thoroughly enjoyed helping my peers obtain their dream internships and full time jobs, and am looking forward to helping you in your college search!

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Mariko Rooks
Yale University
Hello! My name is Mariko and I graduated from Yale University in 2021 with a double major in the History of Public Health and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. I'm also enrolled in the dual BA/MPH program at Yale's School of Public Health, where I'm getting my Master's in Public Health through the Social and Behavioral Science department with a concentration in U.S. Racial Health Justice. Originally from Los Angeles, California, and I play water polo for Yale's women's team and conduct historical research on medicine and the slave trade. I also serve on the USA Water Polo Racial Equity Task Force and have been involved with Yale's Afro-American and Asian American Cultural Centers throughout my time in college. I was accepted regular decision with a "likely" letter to Yale, and was also a recruited two-sport athlete in high school.

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Kelsey Auman
Vanderbilt University
Since graduating from Vanderbilt with a B.A., I have worked as a scientist at a pharmaceutical company and a medical assistant at an ophthalmology office. I am currently in the process of applying to medical school with hopes of matriculating in 2022. As a former transfer student, I specialize in transfer applications.

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Jeremiah Fernandez
Georgetown University
My name is Jeremiah Fernandez. I'm a writer, and I specialize in helping with essays as well as helping students create their own decision architecture.

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Catriona Bell
Brown University
Catriona graduated from Brown, where she majored in Materials Engineering. She is very passionate about sustainability, feminism, and mentoring students through their college application journey.

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University of Notre Dame

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