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Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts•
Private 4 Year•
10,000 - 19,999
Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the affluent village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university's name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Dorchester. It is a member of the 568 Group and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Its main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America.
Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#35 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Massachusetts
#5 of 173
2021 Top Religious Colleges in Massachusetts
#1 of 19
The most popular major at Boston College is Business Management followed by Social Sciences, Education, Psychology and Legal.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Boston College within four or six years.