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Boston College

  • Chestnut Hill, MA
  • Size: Large
  • Private University
  • Degree: Four-year bachelor's
  • Selectivity: Very selective
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Average Net Price

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National Average Net Price

College's Average Net Price [i]
$23,742

National Average Net Price
$18,158

  • College's Average Net Price
  • National Average Net Price

Family income under $30,000 per year

$13,128
$15,268

Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year

$16,934
$16,190

Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year

$21,052
$18,815

Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year

$27,316
$21,285

Family income over $110,001 per year

$44,396
$23,280

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Average Net Price National Average Average Net Price
Family income under $30,000 per year $13,128 $15,268
Family income $30,001 to $48,000 per year $16,934 $16,190
Family income $48,001 to $75,000 per year $21,052 $18,815
Family income $75,001 to $110,000 per year $27,316 $21,285
Family income over $110,001 per year $44,396 $23,280

Graduation Rate

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Going to college means getting a degree. The graduation rate is a good indicator of how long it might take to earn that diploma.

An unknown percentage of students transfer to another college before graduating.

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Graduation Rate [i]
86.9%

National Average
33.3%

  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 86.9% Within
    4 Years
  • 90.8% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
83.8% 89.0%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
74.3% 81.8%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
86.4% 92.7%

White

4 Years 6 Years
88.8% 91.9%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 85.3% Within
    4 Years
  • 89.9% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
78.8% 85.6%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
66.7% 78.8%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
80.8% 89.0%

White

4 Years 6 Years
88.9% 92.0%
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years

All Races

  • 88.4% Within
    4 Years
  • 91.8% Within
    6 Years

Asian

4 Years 6 Years
88.7% 92.4%

Black

4 Years 6 Years
80.5% 84.2%

Hispanic

4 Years 6 Years
90.4% 95.2%

White

4 Years 6 Years
88.8% 91.8%
4 Years 6 Years
All 86.9% 90.8%
Asian 83.8% 89.0%
Black 74.3% 81.8%
Hispanic 86.4% 92.7%
White 88.8% 91.9%
4 Years 6 Years
Male 85.3% 89.9%
Asian 78.8% 85.6%
Black 66.7% 78.8%
Hispanic 80.8% 89.0%
White 88.9% 92.0%
4 Years 6 Years
Female 88.4% 91.8%
Asian 88.7% 92.4%
Black 80.5% 84.2%
Hispanic 90.4% 95.2%
White 88.8% 91.8%

Debt Repayment & Earnings

Not all families need loans for college. For those that do, here is what the monthly payments might look like over 10 years compared with the graduate's average earnings.

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Debt at Graduation [i]
$19,000

National Average
$14,141

  • Monthly
  • Yearly
  • Income, Early Career
  • Estimated Debt Payments
  • National Average
  • National Default Rate 6.3%
$3,958
$219
Default Rate [i]: 2.2%
Boston College National Average
Income $3,958 $3,192
Debt Payments $219 $199
Default Rate 2.2% 6.3%