Boston College

United States of America

339thQS World Ranking

Boston College was established in 1863 and is a private Non Profit Research Coeducational Institution. The college is situated in the town of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles west of downtown Boston.

Boston College comprises of various schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences, Boston College Law School, College of Advancing Studies, School of Social Work, School of Management, School of Nursing, School of Education and School of Theology and Ministry. The most popular majors at Boston College include: Economics, Finance, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Biology/Biological Sciences and Psychology. It is one of the most expensive institutions of higher education in USA.

Most popular undergraduate majors are Economics, Science, Biology, Political Science, Communication, Psychology, Nursing, English, Applied Psychology, Human Development and Marketing.

The college has the student population of more than 14,000 of which more than 9,700 are enrolled in under graduate programs. The college has a student to faculty ratio of 14:1 and the acceptance rate of 29%. 

Notable Alumni: Amy Poehler (American Actress), Kevin Allocca (Head of YouTube Culture and Trends, Google)

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Standard Test
English

Students in secondary education can pursue a Master of Education (M.Ed.), if they possess a strong background in their content area. Prerequisite for the program is a bachelor's degree in a liberal arts major in the field of desired licensure or an equivalent degree. Those applicants with less content knowledge in the particular field should consult a faculty member in that field.

2 Letters of Recommendation, Statement of Purpose, Application form, Transcripts, CV

High School Teacher, Instructional Coordinator, Principal

15th Dec

English

The B.A.B.S./M.A. Program is designed to allow selected students to earn both a B.A. or B.S. and an M.A. in Psychology in five years. Boston College undergraduate Psychology majors may apply to continue their studies beyond the B.A. or B.S. and earn an M.A. with the equivalent of a fifth, consecutive year of fulltime study. The purpose of the program is to allow students a greater opportunity for concentrated study and research training. Such training is excellent preparation for application to a Ph.D. program.

Common Application, Boston college Writing supplement, School Report and Counselor Recommendation, 2 Teacher Evaluations, Mid Year report, Official Transcript

Vocational rehabilitation provider, Selfreliance specialist, Developmental specialist, Drug and alcohol specialist, Employment counselor, Human resources analyst, Parole officers, Psychology program manager, Rehabilitation counselor, Social service manager

1st Jan

English

Most management students learn in their first accounting course that accounting is the language of business.In fact, accounting is the discipline that provides the information necessary to evaluate the present and planned activities of complex organizations. It prepares students to render diverse services to individuals, business entities, and government at all levels. Professional accountants develop and apply their skills in auditing, taxation, controllership, management advisory services, and information systems.

Common Application, Boston college Writing supplement, School Report and Counselor Recommendation, 2 Teacher Evaluations, Mid Year report, Official Transcript

Assurance staff accountant, Accountant, Assistant plant controller, Auditor

1st Jan

English

This major was designed for students in the Lynch School of Education who are pursuing Elementary Education or Applied Psychology and Human Development. This major fulfills the arts and sciences program requirements for students in teacher certification programs. The major is recommended for students who are interested in the American Heritage from the literary, social, and historical perspectives. Two tracks are available for students pursuing this major: a cultural track with emphasis in the literary perspective, and a social science track for students interested in historical and sociological perspectives on our American heritage.

Common Application, Boston college Writing supplement, School Report and Counselor Recommendation, 2 Teacher Evaluations, Mid Year report, Official Transcript

Heritage manager, Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer, Museum education officer, Museum/gallery curator, Museum/gallery exhibitions officer, Secondary school teacher

1st Jan

English

Applied Psychology and Human Development majors have gone on to child advocacy, early intervention, and community programs for children and families, research, counseling, management, and human resource positions with leading companies. In addition, 46% of our students attend graduate training.

Common Application, Boston college Writing supplement, School Report and Counselor Recommendation, 2 Teacher Evaluations, Mid Year report, Official Transcript

School Psychologist, Speech Pathologist, School/Career Psychologist

1st Jan

a) Common Application

b) Official high school transcript, Boston College Writing Supplement, Mid-year grade report and School Report

c) Letter of recommendation (Counselor) and Teacher evaluations

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT Scores: Math (640-750), Critical reading(620-720), Writing(640-730), ACT Composite (30-33)

f) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

g) Acceptance rate: 29% (2015)

h) Interviews

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $ 54,600*

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is $19,100 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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Global

468
US News
376
QS
301 -400
Shanghai
301 -350
Times Higher Education
338
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
38
US News
72
QS
100 -119
Shanghai
85
Times Higher Education
49
Forbes
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University Stats

14500

Students

9358

Undergraduates

4638

Postgraduate

833

Faculty Strength

38

International Faculty

17

Student Faculty Ratio

27
%

Acceptance Rate

$
54600

Tuition Fees

$
19100

Living Cost

$
4000

Other Fees

3.9

Avg. GPA

82
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in USD