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.

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?

BC Basics

Boston seal

Origin

Founded in Boston's South End in 1863.

Boston College logo

Colors

Maroon and gold

Illiad

Motto

"Ever to Excel" from Book Six of The Illiad

Boston College Eagle

Mascot

The Eagle

 

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