The Board of Trustees has set undergraduate tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year at $60,530, as part of a 2.5 percent increase in tuition, fees, room and board, bringing the overall annual cost of attendance at Boston College to $77,308.

To maintain the University’s commitment to providing access to students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, the trustees voted to increase need-based undergraduate financial aid by 2.98 percent, or $4.4 million, to a total of $151.2 million.

Boston College remains one of only 20 private universities in the United States that is need-blind in admissions and meets the full-demonstrated need of all undergraduate students.

Overall, more than 67 percent of Boston College undergraduates receive financial aid, with the average need-based financial aid package projected to exceed $49,000 in 2021-2022.

The Board of Trustees also set tuition for graduate programs for the 2021-2022 academic year, including Boston College Law ($60,700), and the full-time MBA program in the Carroll School of Management ($56,760).    

Boston College is ranked 42nd in the “Best Value Schools” category among national universities by U.S. News & World Report, and placed 19th in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine’s most recent ranking of the top 50 “Best Values” among American private universities. In 2020, Boston College was 26th out of 958 schools in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s listing of “Colleges that are the Most Generous to the Financially Neediest Students.”

University Communications | March 2021