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Boston College

Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a 4-year research institution. BC, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Chestnut Hill, MA. This university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts. It offers students five certificates, 52 degrees at the bachelors level, 58 masters level degrees, and 28 doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 14,868 students pursued degrees from the 89 programs at this large university. BC offers subjects such as physics, business management, and forensic accounting. This university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts.

Admission

29,933 students applied for admission to BC in 2010. It admitted almost a third of the applicants or 9,279 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

29,933 students applied for admission to BC in 2010. It admitted almost a third of the applicants or 9,279 students. More than half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 31%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 30%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 33%

Student Demographics

This university had 14,868 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 14,868 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6839
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8029
  • Undergraduate Male: 4750
  • Undergraduate Female: 5145
  • Graduate Male: 2089
  • Graduate Female: 2884
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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