Boston College is one of the seventy-nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Massachusetts. The campus is located in an urban area, in Chestnut Hill.
According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 14,628 students attend the school. 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 the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Boston College’s in-state tuition for the 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.