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Boston College Acceptance Rates & Admissions Statistics

What Does the Admissions Department at Boston College Look For?

Assess your admission prospects at Boston College by studying the statistics from their latest freshman classes.

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How are Boston College Admissions and Enrollment Stats Applicable to You?

Boston College Admission Statistics can help you to understand the likelihood of being accepted. Compare your SAT and ACT scores to previously accepted students. If your scores are lower than average, that may mean you should try to retake the exam or look at schools that better fit your scores. A college’s acceptance rates and selectivity are a good way to judge how difficult it is to be admitted.

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Selectivity (Fall 2021): Are You the Right Type of Student For This College?

Open Admissions No
Selectivity of College More Selective
Acceptance Rate 19%

Acceptance and Enrollment Stats (Fall 2021)

Applicant Total 39,846
Accepted 7,587
Enrolled 2,516

Boys vs. Girls: Who’s Applying More?

Applicants: Men - Women  39 to 61
Accepted: Men - Women  46 to 54
Enrolled: Men - Women  47 to 53

Average Test Scores

About 30% of students accepted to Boston College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 700 and 750. Math scores were between 720 and 780.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Boston College  ( 700 to 750 )
SAT Math Scores for Boston College  ( 720 to 780 )

Boston College received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 34.

ACT Composite Scores for Boston College  ( 33 to 34 )

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