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Boston College

140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 9,358
Setting City
Links Financial Aid Office
Admissions Office
Online Application (Fee: $80)
Total 2019 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 9,358
Total 2019 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 2,297
Total 2019 Total Enrollment 14,419
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen N/A
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen SAT: 1370-1490; ACT: 31-34
Test Optional No
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle  50% Range of College GPA of Transfer Students N/A
Total 2019 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment N/A
Catholic Order Affiliation Jesuit
3 Most Popular Majors Economics, Finance, Biology
Unique Academic Programs Interdisciplinary core curriculum options for first-year students; PULSE (theology and philosophy courses combined with community-based service)
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Interesting Facts:

  • Boston College, the first institution of higher education to operate in the city of Boston, is today among the nation's foremost universities, a leader in the liberal arts, scientific inquiry, and student formation.
  • Boston College recently began construction on plans for The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. Through the Institute, Boston College will explore new interdisciplinary courses in integrated and applied sciences, design thinking, implementation science, computer and data science, global public health and other fields that will combine elements of technology, engineering and entrepreneurship through collaboration with the university's professional schools and its Shea Center for Entrepreneurship.
  • In August 2019, Boston College officially opened the Margot Connell Recreation Center. This new 244,000 square-food four-story facility includes a fitness center, rock climbing wall, jogging track, aquatics center, wood-floor basketball courts, tennis courts, multi-activity courts, multi-purpose rooms for spin, yoga, and fitness classes, and more.