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International Exchange Student Programs

Application Process



If your university is a Boston College partner, you must contact your home university’s international exchange office to find out about their application procedures.  You must be nominated by your home university to apply to Boston College as an exchange student.


Nominated students must complete a Boston College Exchange Student Application for the Semester or Academic Year. Read and follow the application instructions carefully.

Be sure to scan the completed application, official TOEFL score report, transcript, passport photo page, digital color (jpeg format) photograph, Declaration of Finances form with a bank statement or bank letter to The Office of International Programs at:


If accepted to Boston College, students will receive e-mail notification of their acceptance.  They will also receive a package of materials, including the International Exchange Student Handbook.  The acceptance package and visa documents will be sent to students’ home university’s international exchange office.

Exchange Students Enjoying the Boston College Autumn

Application Deadlines:

Fall or Full Year by March 1

Spring Semester by September 15