2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit Hour
For academic year 2018-2019, undergraduate tuition & fees at Boston College is $55,464. The undergraduate 2019-2020 estimated tuition & fees at Boston College is $57,666. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.97% from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 2.41% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 4.00% from the previous year. The undergraduate tuition and fees at Boston College are around the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($53,423 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
Tuition & Fees Boston College 2018-2019 Academic Year (Undergraduate)
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$53,346$15,992
2018-2019$55,464$16,378
Change % 2018-20193.97%2.41%
2019-2020$57,666$16,773
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For graduate school, tuition and fees are $29,512 for academic year 2018-2019. The estimated graduate school tuition & fees at Boston College is $30,683 for academic year 2019-2020. The 2019 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.97% from the previous year. The graduate tuition and fees at Boston College are lower than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($46,126 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (very high research activity)).
Tuition & Fees Boston College 2018-2019 Academic Year (Graduate)
YearTuition & FeesOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2017-2018$28,386$15,992
2018-2019$29,512$16,378
Change % 2018-20193.97%2.41%
2019-2020$30,683$16,773
***The estimated 2019-2020 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours.
Per Credit Hour Charge At Boston College (2018-2019)
YearCost Per Credit Hour
Undergraduate2017-2018$1,900
2018-2019$1,976
2019-2020$2,055
Graduate2017-2018$1,572
2018-2019$1,634
2019-2020$1,698

Boston College Tuition & College Costs for 4 Years

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition for future and perspective students for Boston College. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year tuition is $237,637. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Boston College.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Boston College
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023Fall 2019$56,999$58,576$60,198$61,864$237,637
Class of 2024Fall 2020$58,576$60,198$61,864$63,576$244,213
Class of 2025Fall 2021$60,198$61,864$63,576$65,335$250,972
Class of 2026Fall 2022$61,864$63,576$65,335$67,143$257,918
Class of 2027Fall 2023$63,576$65,335$67,143$69,002$265,056
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Boston College. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2019, the estimated 4 year COA is $311,547. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Boston College.
4 years COA at Boston College
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023Fall 2019$74,960$76,877$78,845$80,865$311,547
Class of 2024Fall 2020$76,877$78,845$80,865$82,938$319,525
Class of 2025Fall 2021$78,845$80,865$82,938$85,066$327,713
Class of 2026Fall 2022$80,865$82,938$85,066$87,250$336,118
Class of 2027Fall 2023$82,938$85,066$87,250$89,491$344,744
Last year, 4,445 students ( 44.80% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $153,219. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Boston College.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Boston College
Admission YearFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2023Fall 2019$35,378$37,295$39,263$41,283$153,219
Class of 2024Fall 2020$37,295$39,263$41,283$43,356$161,197
Class of 2025Fall 2021$39,263$41,283$43,356$45,484$169,385
Class of 2026Fall 2022$41,283$43,356$45,484$47,668$177,790
Class of 2027Fall 2023$43,356$45,484$47,668$49,909$186,416

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2019 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2019 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. In addition, we provide previous 5 years costs so that you can see the increased amounts of each cost item. Use left menu to explore the costs information at Boston College.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aids
Boston College 2019 Costs of Attendance
Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$55,464$1,250 $16,378
Graduate$29,512 $1,250$16,378


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