Boston College is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.
Like many colleges with a religious affiliation, Boston College is not "faith based" and is therefore unlikely to require a religious studies component. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Boston College Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Boston College. For more information on policies and accommodations that the college provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Boston College Disability Services.
Boston College for the Military
While not a "service academy", Boston College does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Boston College Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Boston College for Veterans Guide.
Boston College offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Boston College does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Boston College
Boston College offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Boston College
Boston College has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,796 undergraduates in 2016. Full-time attendance was 9,541 (97.4%). Part-time attendance was 255 (2.6%).
Boston College is Ranked #73 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Boston College receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Boston College #73 out of 2,475.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Boston College Competes in the NCAA
Boston College has a total of 682 student athletes, 337 men and 345 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$66,197,029|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$66,197,029|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Boston College Athletics