Boston College

Boston College, Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

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Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university's name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Boston's South End. It is a member of the 568 Group and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Its main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America.

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Motto: Ever to Excel

Endowment: $2.220 billion (2015)

Administrative staff: 2,418

Students: 14,100

Undergraduates: 9,100

Postgraduates: 4,400

Male students 46 : 54 Female students

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