Application Deadline (once allocated a Global Opportunities place):
Boston College cannot guarantee students entry into classes. Exchange students are urged to be flexible about classes required and to ensure that all pre-requisites are met before applying for the class. Please visit the BC academics webpage to see courses available:
Students are not able to register for more than one finance and one economics class.
The language of instruction at Boston College is English. If you are a non native English speaker, you may be asked to provide evidence of language ability.
The availability of on campus accommodation for exchange students is extremely limited and rooms are assigned by lottery. Most exchange students live in off campus accommodations such as shared houses or apartments with other BC and international students. The BC Off Campus Housing Services office provides assistance to exchange students in locating housing both before and after arrival in Boston:
Boston College offer a wide range of Student Support including Emergency Services, Health Services, Counselling, Academic Support and Careers Advice.
All students are required to have US based medical insurance. Students will be automatically enrolled into the medical insurance on acceptance of a place through the exchange programme. The annual cost of this insurance is $3500.
More information can be found on the Boston College website.
Tuition fees are not payable to BC, however, certain courses may include certain small special fees that students will need to pay (e.g. lab fees).
There are currently no Summer Opportunities at Boston College.
Boston College offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, with 44 intramural or club sports, over 250 social and intercultural clubs, as well as volunteer opportunities. The Office of International Programs and Office of International Students and Scholars also host social activities.