Boston College is a highly competitive school and its admissions statistics make Boston College one of the 50 most competitive schools for undergraduate admissions globally. Similar to the trends across all top schools, Boston College acceptance rates have continued to decline over the past 8 years and will almost certainly continue to do so into the future.
The Class of 2019 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Boston College ever to date. For the Class of 2019, 29,400 students applied to Boston College of which 8,232 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 28%. Overall applications increased by 26.1% over last year (2018 to 2019) from 23,323 to 29,400.