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COLLEGE PROFILE

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$62,822
Tuition and Fees
$47,436
Room and Board
$13,186
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$1,200
Payment PlansInstallment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailugadmis@bc.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline February 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Institutional Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002128
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,205 (50.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,032 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,032 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,032 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$34,871
Need-Based Gift
Received by 914 (88.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $31,019
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 987 (95.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,158
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 19 (1.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift26 (1.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,288
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants4,434 (48.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need4,006 (44.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid4,006 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met4,006 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Award$35,982
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,539 (88.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $30,691
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,782 (94.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,263
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 66 (1.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift163 (1.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,037
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
49%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$20,601
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
6.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansFederal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Military Science
Number of Awards
99
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Military Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.68 4.04 660 646 651 30
Low 1.80 2.40 200 200 200 12
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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