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Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Chestnut Hill Population 19,440
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Environment Small city
Campus Size 338 acres
Weather
Temperature 21.6 average low in January, 76.3 average high in September
Rain 127 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 6 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Bus Station 6 mile(s) from campus in Boston
Nearest Train Station 6 mile(s) from campus in Boston
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, women's dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen
Housing Requirements  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting  
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
Other emergency text alerts, self defense training, student EMT program
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Eagle
School Colors Maroon and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Fencing x   x  
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Ice Hockey x x x x
Lacrosse x x    
Sailing x   x  
Skiing (Downhill) x   x  
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports cheerleading
Men's Club Sports cheerleading
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports badminton, ice hockey, racquetball, softball, squash, tennis, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus