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Boston College

140 Commonwealth Ave
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Level Four or more years
Undergraduate Enrollment 9,445
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Total 2020 Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment 9,445
Total 2020 Full-Time First-Year Enrollment 2,408
Total 2020 Total Enrollment 14,890
Middle 50% Range of HS GPA for Freshmen N/A
Middle 50% Range of ACT/SAT for Freshmen SAT: 1340-1470
Test Optional Yes (For high school Class of 2021, due to Covid-19)
Accept Transfer Students Yes
Middle  50% Range of College GPA of Transfer Students N/A
Total 2020 Full-Time Transfer Student Enrollment 131
Catholic Order Affiliation Jesuit
3 Most Popular Majors Economics, Finance, Biology
Unique Academic Programs PULSE (theology and philosophy courses combined with community-based service); Human Centered Engineering; Complex Problems & Enduring Questions Core; Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society
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Interesting Facts:

  • We are only one of 20 private universities in the US to practice need-blind admission and meet 100% of demonstrated financial need
  • We are ranked #3 in the nation for Pell-student graduation rate
  • We are ranked #7 in the nation for campus dining