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 2022 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Boston College ever. For the Class of 2022, 31,000 students applied to Boston College of which 8,400 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 27.1%. Overall applications increased by 8.8% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 28,500 to 31,000.
For the Class of 2022, 3,170 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 10,360, yielding an early acceptance rate of 30.6%. Early applications increased by 15.1% over last year (2021 to 2022) from 9,000 to 10,360.