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  • Boston College
  • History
    • Boston College was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1863 and, with 3 teachers and 22 students, opened its doors on September 5, 1864. Through its first seven decades, it remained an exclusively liberal arts institution with emphasis on the Greek and Latin classics, English and modern languages, and philosophy and religion.
  • Tuition
    • Tuition $33,000
    • Freshman Residence Room Rate $6,620
    • Mandatory Board Plan for Freshman Residing on Campus $4,100
    • Mandatory Health Services Fee for Students Residing on Campus* $376 per Student
    • Activities Fee $130
    • Freshman and Transfer Orientation Fee $350
    • Identification Card Fee $20
    • Billed Costs for Freshman Students Residing on Campus $44,596
    • Billed Costs for Commuting Students $33,500
  • Majors  
    • Art History Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Classical Studies Communication Computer Science Economics English Environmental Geosciences Film Studies French Geology Geology and Geophysics Geophysics German Studies Hispanic Studies
  • Campus Tour
    • Fulton Hall, built in 1948 and renovated and expanded in 1995, houses the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management.
  • Bapst Library
    • Bapst Library was BC's main library for 56 years, and now serves as a popular spot for quiet study.
  • Lower campus dining hall
    • The Lower Campus Dining Hall in Corcoran Commons opened in 1994 to favorable reviews for its grilled sandwiches, pizza, and the fireplace.
  • Linden Lane
    • A view that would have been familiar to any BC student in the 1920s, Linden Lane looking toward Gasson Hall.
  • Conte Forum
    • Silvio O. Conte Forum seats about 8,600 for men's and women's intercollegiate basketball and hockey.
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  • O'neill library and plaza
    • The O'Neill Library was dedicated in 1984 with a speech on the plaza by its namesake, then-Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, Jr. '36.
  • Gasson hall
    • Boston College's first building on the Chestnut Hill campus. It was known as the Recitation Building, or variously, the Tower Building, when it opened in 1913.
  • The dustbowl
    • Once the site of Boston College's first athletic venue—Alumni Field—the Dustbowl is now the outdoor focus of student social life.
  • Main campus
    • An aerial view of the main campus of Boston College, with the Boston city skyline in the background.
  • Honors library
    • The Weston Jenks Honors Library was named for Counseling Services director "Sandy" Jenks, a revered mentor to hundreds of BC students.
  • Robsham theater arts center
    • The main stage of the Robsham Theater Arts Center hosts dramatic, musical, and dance performances, as well as major lectures and symposia.
  • Merkert chemistry center
    • Opened in 1991, the Eugene F. Merkert Chemistry Center provides laboratory and classroom space for outstanding teaching and research.
  • Alumni stadium
    • Alumni Stadium opened on September 21, 1957 as the Boston College eleven hosted Navy. An enlarged Alumni Stadium (capacity: 44,500) opened on September 17, 1994. The stadium has seen some notable triumphs, including a November victory over West Virginia last year that ensured BC's selection for a post-season bowl game.
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