At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1863
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $51,296
  • Selectivity
  • More Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Private
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Roman Catholic Church (Society of Jesus)
Location and setting

Urban

Chestnut Hill, MA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

January 1

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 31%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 8%
  • Application Fee
  • $75
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

99%

Top half of HS class

96%

Top quarter of HS class

81%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 620-720
  • Math
  • 640-740
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 30-33
  • English
  • 31-35
  • Math
  • 28-33
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

More Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 31%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 8%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 9,870

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$51,296

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,250

books and supplies

$13,818

room and board

$66,364

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$51,296

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,250

books and supplies

$13,818

room and board

$66,364

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $5,549
  • $30-$48K
  • $9,179
  • $48-$75K
  • $15,827
  • $75-$110K
  • $24,810
  • $110 & UP
  • $47,234
Financial aid

53%

Receiving Financial Aid

13%

Receiving Federal Grants

38%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 1

Student Life

Student Body

9,870

Total undergrad enrollment

4,596

Total grad students

70%

Out-of-state

23%

In-state

7%

International
Students

  • 54%

    FEMALE

  • 46

    MALE
Organizations

225

Student Organizations

0

Fraternities

0

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

51%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 9%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 4%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 10%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 61%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

14:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

821

Total Faculty (Full-time)

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