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Boston College Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Chestnut Hill, MA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$74,456
Tuition and Fees
$56,780
Room and Board
$14,826
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Other Expenses
$1,600
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
studentservices@bc.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology 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 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,258 (54.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,026 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,026 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,026 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$46,504
Need-Based Gift
Received by 911 (88.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 961 (93.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,044
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 16 (1.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
31 (1.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,843

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,459 (47.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,955 (88.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,955 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3,955 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$47,647
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,544 (89.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $44,424
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,662 (92.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,350
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 66 (1.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
200 (2.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,898

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,136
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS 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
None

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
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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