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Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
TUITION AND EXPENSES
Cost of Attendance $68,064
Tuition and Fees $51,296
Room and Board $13,818
 
Books and Supplies $1,250
Other Expenses $1,700
Payment Plans Installment plan, external finance company
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid Office
E-mail ugadmis@bc.edu  
Web Site Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
 
Application Process
Application Deadline  
Award Notification On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Method for Awarding Institutional Aid Institutional Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002128
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID
Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants 1,008 (46.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Need 861 (85.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 861 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 861 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 100%
Average Award $38,042
  Need-Based Gift Received by 739 (85.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $35,591
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 794 (92.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,203
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 25 (2.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 26 (1.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,093
 
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants 4,136 (45.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Need 3,720 (89.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid 3,720 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met 3,720 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Avg. Pct. of Need Met 100%
Average Award $39,942
  Need-Based Gift Received by 3,271 (87.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $36,755
  Need-Based
  Self-Help
Received by 3,431 (92.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,814
  Merit-Based Gift Received by 84 (2.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift 196 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $19,645
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Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans 49%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates $20,849
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans
  Parents of Students Receiving Aid Not reported
  Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid Not reported
FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Loans
Federal Loans Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans Available
Other Loans  
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available Academic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/ Achievement Award Areas Military Science
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/ Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/ Activities Award Areas Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
  Number of Awards Not reported
  Top Areas (By
  Money Awarded)
 
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Employment
Work-Study Programs Federal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported