We ask our students to explore the big questions and challenge them to ask: What difference will I make? How will my knowledge serve the world?

We ask our students to explore the big questions and challenge them to ask: What difference will I make? How will my knowledge serve the world?

FYI

BC Basics

City of Boston seal
Origin

Founded in Boston’s
South End in 1863

maroon and gold ribbon
Colors

Maroon and Gold

Scene from the Illiad
Motto

"Ever to Excel" from
Book Six of The Iliad

 

The Boston College Eagle
Mascot

The Eagle

 

 

For Boston

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college town.

 

More About Boston

Grounded in the ideals that inspired our Jesuit founders, Boston College urges students to look inward but always to reach out—to develop their minds and talents to the fullest and use them in service to others.