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Boston College

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Boston College Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts The McMullen museum of Art is located on Boston College's campus and displays paintings, tapestries and other works of art that are free and open to the public. Boston College offers a wide variety of athletics for both women and men. Activities Carroll School of Management Business Classes Freshmen take Portico (an ethics course), Micro and Macro Economics, Statistics, and Computers in Management classes during their first year at the Carroll School of Management, along with all other classes mentioned in the previous slide. Fine Arts Athletics Financial Aid Boston College has six grants, not based an merit, but based on financial need alone. Most are funded by the federal government, but some by the state of Massachusetts. Dormitories Undergraduates at Boston College stay in a Residential Hall with one or more roommates. General Overview There are 14,600 Students are currently enrolled as of September 2012. Located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, this college has a small suburban city setting. Boston College is a business- oriented school, with 20% of its undergrads majoring in business and marketing. The next follower is Social Sciences, with 16% of students. The student to faculty ratio is 14:1 They offer bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in many different majors Boston College is operated by the Jesuits, or Society of Jesus Students come from 48 states and 60 different countries. 70% of students are Catholic. Then and Now Boston College was founded in 1863 by Father John McElroy to serve Boston's Irish population Now: Then: The first classes were held on September 5, 1864 with three teachers and 22 students It was originally located in Boston, but moved to Chestnut Hill when it grew to include more than the Irish population. There are 752 full-time faculty members. Their motto is "Ever to Excel," taken from Homer's Illiad William P. Leahy is the president of the school. Father John
McElroy William P. Leahy The Carroll School of Management specializes in business and liberal arts education to emphasize the importance of a broad education. This means that students must take courses in Arts, History, Writing Theology, and Philosophy (to name a few) along with their many business classes. All students must have taken four years of language in high school, and achieve a score of 4 or 5 on the AP exam in order to be exempt from language classes for the first year. Admissions Andy Boynton, Dean of the Carroll School of Management Boston College This school is a selective school, and on average, there are about 34,090 applicants a year, but only 2,250 freshmen, so the acceptance rate is about 29%. To apply, you must fill out two forms, one a common application, and a supplemental application. The common application is due by January 1st and the Supplemental must be submitted as soon as possible. Boston College has the Early Action program, in which, you can find out if you have been accepted by Christmas senior year. If a student wishes to use this program, the common application must be submitted by November 1st and the Supplemental as soon as possible. They have only one merit-based scholarship, the Presidential Scholars Program, awarded to the top fifteen students who apply. This award pays for full tuition, but to receive it, a prospective student must apply through the Early Action Program. Women's Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rowing, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball Men's sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field The Robsham Theater Arts Center is also located on campus and houses their dramatic society, as well as any other student group that would like to use it, including some dance groups. There is a student government and societies for those majoring in specific areas, such as the History Association, and Education Association. and Social Groups However, there are no fraternities or sororities on Boston College's campus. There are over 200 organizations that students can join on campus, including a cycling club, equestrian club, and multiple student-run research journals, just to name a few. Dining Boston College has a team of over two hundred full-time employees running a system called BC Dining, which provides easy and convenient places for food to be served while still on campus.

They even have a "Chocolate Bar" that serves only chocolate. logo Many students also live in the apartments in surrounding areas, the most popular being the 2000 Commonwealth Avenue Apartments.
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