American Boston College (BC)
College Description (College Ranking near bottom of listing)
Boston College founded in 1863 to educate Boston’s predominantly Irish, Catholic immigrant community. It opened its doors on September 5, When it outgrew the location, then-president Rev. Thomas I. Gasson, S.J., bought 31 acres of the former Lawrence Farm in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, broke ground in 1909 on a new campus, today fondly known as “the Heights.”1864, in a building on Harrison Avenue in Boston’s South End, a “small streetcar college” for commuting students. BC began as an undergraduate liberal arts college, but as it grew, it added graduate programs and professional schools fulfilling its charter as a university. Through the decades, Boston College has become an internationally respected research university and a center of academic excellence.
Address: 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Phone: +1 617-552-8000