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Brief Description: One of the country’s oldest Jesuit, Catholic universities located in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. 

High Honors: BC has received high marks for its Business, Nursing, Education and Social Work programs from publications like U.S News & World Report and Business Week.

Helping Pay Your Way: BC is one of only 21 private colleges that are need blind and meet the full demonstrated need of all students accepted. In 2010, 70% of students received financial aid to help them afford the $41,000 tuition.

Fun Fact: Star Trek actor Leonard Nemoy, former Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry and Saturday Night Live comedian Amy Poehler are just a few of BC’s notable alums.