Boston College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Chestnut Hill, MA, Boston College is one of the best universities in the state of Massachusetts. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Boston College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Boston College.

140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: (617) 552-3100
Email: N/A
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Rankings: Boston College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 34
Score: 63
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 19
Average freshman retention rate: 95.5%
6-year graduation rate: 91.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 88%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 3
Faculty resources ranking: 55
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 47.2%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 7.6%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 77.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 31
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1250-1430
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 80%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 95%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 26.2%
Financial resources rank: 67
Alumni giving rank: 35
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 23.3%

Essential Facts: Boston College

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General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 82%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 90%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? No
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 6%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, other
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook