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Boston College
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  • 4 Year
  • CHESTNUT HILL, MA

Boston College Admissions

Admissions Overview

Boston College admissions is very selective with an acceptance rate of 27%. Students that get into Boston College have an average SAT score between 1340-1500 or an average ACT score of 31-34. The regular admissions application deadline for Boston College is January 1.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
27%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
35,552
SAT Range
1340-1500
SAT Reading
660-730
SAT Math
680-770
Students Submitting SAT
67%
ACT Range
31-34
ACT English
33-35
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
8-10
Students Submitting ACT
41%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 1
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
63%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 24 responses
Poll
67%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 24 responses

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