The Best & Worst

Location
Chestnut Hill, MA
Undergrads
9,533
Tuition
$43,878
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    Gorgeous campus
  2. 2
    Proximity to city
  3. 3
    Excellent education
  4. 4
    Awesome athletics
  5. 5
    Major history and tradition
  6. 6
    Knowledgeable professors
  7. 7
    Beautiful people
  8. 8
    School spirit
  9. 9
    Jesuit teaching
  10. 10
    Senior week!

Facts & Statistics

Happy Students
95% of students return after their first year.
Proven Success
92% of students will complete their education and graduate with a degree.
Knowledgeable Professors
98% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
50% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
67% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Great Local Atmosphere
66% of students surveyed said that there is always something fun and interesting going on near campus.
Safe Campus
69% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
67% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Strong Alumni Network
75% of students surveyed said the alumni network is very strong and involved in activities on campus.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 47/53 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
98% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.
Students Stick Around
Only 6% of students transfer out.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    Minimal diversity
  2. 2
    Depressing weather
  3. 3
    Not enough housing
  4. 4
    No parking
  5. 5
    The Plex is so crowded
  6. 6
    Some dorms need a makeover
  7. 7
    Overly-selective volunteer organizations
  8. 8
    The strictness of the BCPD
  9. 9
    Often unwelcoming administration
  10. 10
    Moving in and out of dorms is a hassle

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $43,878, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive to Just Get By
53% of students surveyed felt that the amount it costs to live while at school was worse than average.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $7,790.
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