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 2023 was the single most challenging year to be admitted to Boston College ever. For the Class of 2023, 35,500 students applied to Boston College of which 9,500 students were accepted, yielding an overall acceptance rate of 26.8%. Overall applications increased by 14.5% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 31,000 to 35,500.
For the Class of 2023, 4,480 students were admitted through the early admissions process. Total early applications totaled 16,000, yielding an early acceptance rate of 28%. Early applications increased by 54.4% over last year (2022 to 2023) from 10,360 to 16,000.