Choosing BC

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We’re dedicated to the formation of the whole person—to your academic, personal, spiritual, and social growth. Our Core Curriculum broadens your intellectual horizons while shaping your character. Learn more about the BC difference.

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We make the process as smooth as possible and assure that your completed application receives careful, thoughtful, and deliberate attention from our admission committee.

Affordability

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We’re committed to ensuring that all admitted students—no matter their socioeconomic backgrounds—can succeed at BC. We're one of just 19 private U.S. universities that are need-blind and meet the full demonstrated need of all accepted students.

   

A snapshot of the class

31,123

Total applicants

2017

31%

AHANA students

1453

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We seek students who are bright, curious, passionate, and engaged. As a Jesuit university, Boston College emphasizes liberal arts education, character development, and the cultivation of leaders. Our mission is to graduate men and women who know how to think, make decisions, communicate, and act with integrity.
John Mahoney, Dean of Undergraduate Admission and Financial Aid

What Do Students Say?

The best way to learn about the BC difference? Meet our students and hear it directly from them.

Experience Our Campus

Explore our magnificent campus, noted for its Collegiate Gothic architecture, award-winning Stokes Hall, and Bapst Library, consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful college libraries in the country. 

 

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Questions?

We’re here. Call us at 617-552-3100.