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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$57,486 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,140 tuition
$12,608 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$738 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$57,486 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$43,140 tuition
$12,608 on campus room & board
$1,000 books
$738 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$29,050 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
63% of students receive aid
17% get federal aid ($5,626 avg)
7% get state aid ($948 avg)
46% get institn'l aid ($29,050 avg)
49% get loans ($4,292 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.89% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.89% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$32,849,029
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $30,844 47%
Federal Grant Aid $5,626 17%
Pell Grants $4,086 16%
Other Federal Grants $1,642 16%
Institution Grant Aid $29,050 46%
State Grant Aid $948 7%
Student Loans $4,292 49%
Federal Loans $4,268 49%
Other Loans $2,978 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: within 2 week(s) of notification
Does Boston College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 552-8000
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Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,624
Out of State $1,624

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Very pricey, but they truly educate the whole person which is what you're coming to BC for, right?

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  • 3
  • Samantha from Camarillo, CA
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    BC is pricey no doubt, but your college experience is what you make it. you can juice it for every cent, or you can watch the years flow by. your choice

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  • 3
  • CH
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Very expensive school, many people get the shaft on financial aid. Still, a very good school academically.

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  • 4
  • Daniel from Aurora, CO
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a current student here

    A bit on the expensive side but it will offer you amazing job prospects coming out of school.

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