Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Boston College is one of the 79 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Massachusetts. Its campus is medium in size and located in Chestnut Hill. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,412 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,291 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 95%).
Every year 92% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Boston College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $52,500, and fees were $846. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $52,500 and $846 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||1||4|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Boston College as reported by Massachusetts state board of nursing.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1935 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/03/2003 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
10/12/2002 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1320 to 1490|
|ACT||31 to 33|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,900|
|In State Students||$1,900|
|Out of State Students||$1,900|
|In District Students||$1,572|
|In State Students||$1,572|
|Out of State Students||$1,572|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of Boston College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||13%||$3,081|
|State Grant & Scholarships||3%||$2,657|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||43%||$38,307|
|Federal Student Loans||38%||$3,602|
$27,299Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,391|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,109|
|$48,001 to $75,000$14,440|
|$75,001 to $110,000$23,107|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Applicants must be Massachusetts or Rhode Island residents and have lived in Massachusetts or Rhode Island for at least four years before having entered that practical nursing program. They must ...
Applicant must work in a nursing home or assisted living residence in Massachusetts and must have worked there for at least one year.
Applicant must be a full-time Boston College junior, a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States, and be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3. Applicant ...
The program assists heads of households in achieving their academic goals. Recipients of this scholarship receive an integrated network of services through the non-profit organization, One ...
To be eligible for a Massachusetts Part-Time Grant, an applicant must be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts for at least one year prior to the start of the academic year; be a U.S. ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.