Overall Pool

35,552

Total Applications

9,679

Accepted

27%

Acceptance Rate

2,297

Enrolled

*2019 Annual Census Data

Enrollment by Academic Division

1507 Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

562 Carroll School of Management

108 Lynch School of Education and Human Development

120 Connell School of Nursing


Standardized Testing Profile

Test Type Applicant Admitted Enrolled
SAT (Mid 50%) 1300-1480 1420-1530 1370-1490
ACT (Mid 50%) 30-34 33-35 31-34

Boston College recognizes that environmental factors may influence how well a student performs on standardized testing, and we consider this context during our evaluation.

The average unweighted GPA for admitted students is an A/A- in the most rigorous program available.

The average unweighted GPA for admitted students is an A/A- in the most rigorous program available.

 

Secondary School Attendance

1,254 high schools represented in BC 2023

47.9% Public

25.5% Catholic/Jesuit

26.6% Private/Independent

45 states represented

41 countries represented

 


 

Geographic Distribution 

32.2% New England

31.1% Mid-Atlantic

8.1% Midwest

8.6% South/Southwest

11.7% West

0.7% Other US

7.6% International

 


 

Top 10 Countries Represented

China
South Korea
Canada
Italy
United Kingom
Ecuador
Germany
Hong Kong S.A.R.
India
Japan


36%

AHANA students

53% | 47%

Female | Male

168

International Students

303

Pell Grant Recipients

256

First Generation Students

Meet BC 2023

Boston College has enrolled the most talented and diverse class in its 156-year history.

 

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