Boston College received 35,500 applications for the Class of 2023, the most in University history and a 14 percent increase over last year, according to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. The previous high-water mark for undergraduate applications was 34,061 for the Class of 2016.

BC has extended approximately 9,500 offers of admission, representing an admit rate of 27 percent, compared to 32 percent two years ago and 28 percent a year ago.

The average ACT score for admitted students is 33, while the average SAT score is 1465, up 17 points from last year.

Students admitted to the Class of 2023 represent all 50 states and Washington, D.C., as well as two U.S. territories and more than 70 countries around the world. More than a third are AHANA students.

“Those admitted to Boston College’s Class of 2023 are the most academically gifted and diverse collection of students ever admitted to the University,” said Director of Undergraduate Admission Grant Gosselin. “All have demonstrated themselves as exceptional scholars and contributors to their communities. Boston College’s future is bright.”

–University Communications | April 2019