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  • 4 Year
  • CHESTNUT HILL, MA

Boston College Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for BC?

Boston College admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 19%. Students that get into Boston College have an average SAT score between 1420-1530 or an average ACT score of 33-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Boston College is January 2.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
19%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
39,846
SAT Range
1420-1530
SAT Reading
700-750
SAT Math
720-780
Students Submitting SAT
30%
ACT Range
33-34
ACT English
34-35
ACT Math
30-34
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
20%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 2
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No data available  
Application Fee
$80
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
66%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 29 responses
Poll
71%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 28 responses

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