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Quick Stats about BC

MASCOT

Eagle

COLORS

Maroon & Gold

MOTTO

'Ever to Excel? From Homer?s Iliad, 6th Book

HISTORY

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1863

ENROLLMENT

14,625 total students

9,100 undergraduate students

4,900 graduate and professional students

625 undergraduates in the Woods College of Advancing Studies

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT BODY

51% female students

49% male students

28% AHANA (persons of African-American, Hispanic, Asian or Native American descent) and 3% International students

50 states and 80 countries represented

70% of students identify themselves as Catholic

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATIONS/SELECTIVITY

32,973 applicants

2,250 anticipated freshmen

Acceptance Rate: 28%

SAT Average: (Critical Reading, Math, Writing) 2014 on 2400 scale

Mid 50% SAT Range 1920-2135

80% of freshmen in top 10% of high school class

TOP 10 CROSS-APPLICATION COMPETITORS

(in rank order)

1. Georgetown University

2. Harvard University

3. Brown University

4. Cornell University

5. University of Pennsylvania

6. Boston University

7. University of Notre Dame

8. Yale University

9. Princeton University

10. Villanova University

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

8 schools and colleges offering 22 degree programs

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

College of Arts and Sciences

Carroll School of Management

Lynch School of Education

Connell School of Nursing

MOST POPULAR UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

Communications

Economics

Biology

Finance

English

Political Science

Psychology

History

Marketing

Accounting

TUITION AND FINANCIAL AID 2010-2011

Tuition: $41,480

One of 21 private colleges and universities that are need blind and meet the full demonstrated need of all accepted students.

ATHLETICS

750 student-athletes compete on 14 varsity teams for men and 17 for women at the NCAA Division I level. Student-athlete graduation rate among Top 10 of NCAA Division I-A universities. 21 teams graduated 100% of student-athletes in 2010, most of any NCAA Division I program. 800 students participate in 21 club sports, 3,000 students participate in intramurals

taken from: /about/bc-facts.html

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