Boston College placed 32nd among national universities in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report survey, released today.    

The University, ranked 31st last year, saw its overall score in the rankings remain at 70, one point below University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and New York University, which tied for 30th with a score of 71.

Boston College also placed 34th in the “Great Schools Great Prices” ranking, reflecting the University’s commitment to need-blind admissions and to meeting the full demonstrated need of all of its accepted students.  Among private national universities, Boston College ranked 6th in the “Least Debt” category for graduating students.

In addition, BC’s Carroll School of Management placed 24th in the “The Best in Undergraduate Business” rankings of top AACSB-accredited programs.

Overall, in the 2018 National University rankings, Princeton was ranked first by U.S. News, followed by Harvard, University of Chicago, Yale, Columbia, Stanford, and MIT.  Wake Forest was ranked 27th, the University of Michigan 28th; and Tufts 29th. William and Mary tied Boston College in the 32nd position, followed by Brandeis University, Georgia Tech, and the University of Rochester, tied at 34th.        
U.S. News rankings of all colleges and universities can be accessed here.

—University Communications