Boston College
Boston College (abbreviated as BC) is a privately owned research institution in Massachusetts, United States, founded in 1863. Students at Boston College can choose from a number of undergraduate majors and minor programmes. Boston College was ranked in the top five in five undergraduate majors in the country: accounting (#4), communication (#3), marketing (#3), philosophy (#4), and sociology (#4).

Cost of attendance

The US-based college is quite expensive and students are expected to spend 46.31 lakhs per year on tuition fees and 11.93 lakhs on cost of living in US.  In total, studying at Boston College will cost 61.67 lakhs to an Indian student. 


Boston College provides on-campus housing for its students in approximately 30 residential halls. There are also seven living and learning communities. Single, double, triple, and quadruple occupancy choices are offered in the classic dorm-style halls. Apartments and suite-style housing are also available. The annual cost of on-campus housing ranges from 9.42 lakhs to 12.88 lakhs. The Office of Disability Services assists students with disabilities in locating appropriate housing. The Office of Student Outreach and Support Services works hard to foster a sense of belonging for the LGBTQIA+ community. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is between 1050 and 1150 USD.

Acceptance rate

Boston College had a total enrolment of 29,836 candidates, with just 26% of them being accepted into the university. There are around 1,100 applications from international students from 55 countries.


Boston College's main campus, which spans 175 acres, is located in Chestnut Hill. Aside from that, the college has a main campus as well as satellite campuses in Newton and Brighton, Massachusetts. The Boston College campus, constructed by Charles Donagh Maginnis and his firm Maginnis & Walsh in 1908, is a famous example of Gothic Collegiate architecture. The combination of Gothic Revival and Beaux-Arts architectural principles. On-campus dining options include salad bars, coffee shops, restaurants, and other establishments. Health programmes, anonymous free screenings, and health evaluations are available through the Office of Health Promotions. Sports and recreation centres, the career centre, the McMullen, and the Robsham Theatre are among the other campus amenities. Around 300 student clubs and groups focus on culture, politics, academics, and other topics at the College.


Boston University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. [NEASC]).

Jobs and Placement

Boston College's graduate students have a good placement record. A total of 94 percent of students from the class of 2019 found work. More than 90% of graduate students who were looking for work found work within four months of graduation. Google, Microsoft, PWC, Bain Capital, Deloitte Consulting, GE, Ernst & Young, and Teach for America are among the top employers for Boston College graduates. Boston College pays an average of $77,746 per year, with incomes ranging from $67,366 to $90,292.

QS Ranking

#494 QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

# 251–300thTHE World University Rankings 2022

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