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Overview

BC
Location Chestnut Hill, MA
Setting Small City
Enrollment 14,934
Type Private 4 Year
National Ranking #46
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Status Non-profit
Website bc.edu
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Costs

BC
Tuition (In State) $59,050
Tuition (Out of State) $59,050
Room & Board $15,220
Avg Net Price $30,192
Avg Grant Aid $46,258
% Receiving Grant Aid 51%

Admission

BC
Applied 29,382
Admitted 7,752
Acceptance Rate 26.4%
Enrolled % 31.1%
Avg High School GPA 3.86
Typical High School Grades A-
Admissions Standards Elite
Applicant Competition High
ACT Range 31/34
SAT Range 1330/1500
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 1, 2023

Academics

BC
Student to Faculty Ratio 14:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (24%)
  • Social Sciences (17%)
  • Communication (9%)
  • Psychology (9%)
  • English and Literature (7%)

Outcomes

BC
Graduation Rate 91%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $90,900
Making Student Loan Payments 90%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,000
Median Loan Payment $196

Diversity

BC
% Men 46%
% Women 54%
Racial Diversity Medium
HBCU No
% White 62%
% Black 4%
% Hispanic 10%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 3%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 6%

Students

BC
% In-State 21%
% Out-of-State 70%

Campus

BC
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/