How Much Does it Cost to Stay at Boston College?
Make the right college choice for you by taking the true cost of college into account. Get started by understanding just how much you'll be paying a year for food, housing, books and more.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Boston College. The standard student spent $8,830 for housing and $5,312 for dining in 2017 - 2018.
The table below will show you the anticipated expenses of on-campus and off-campus housing and meal plans for Boston College.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$14,142||$10,650|
|Other Living Expenses||$1,850||$1,850|
|Books and Supplies||$1,250||$1,250|
Total of $76,265 in Living Costs Over 4 Years
Room and board at Boston College have changed an average of 2.3% for each of the past five years. This years' incoming freshmen should expect to spend roughly $18,257 for housing and dining expenses based upon today's movements. Two-year students will likely pay around $18,786 in their last year, while bachelor degree students will probably shell out $19,331 for their last year.
The room and board total during four years will be $76,265; for just two years it will be $37,043.
Details on Your Campus Living Situation and Food Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||7,757|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Expensive to Live On Campus
Boston College room, board, books, supplies and other expenses total $17,242, well above the national average of $14,604.