Boston Architectural College

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320 Newbury Street

Boston, MA 02115

Phone: (617) 262-5000
2013-2014 Tuition
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Boston Architectural College is a private institution that was founded in 1889. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 466, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 1 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $18,622 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

BAC students learn by working concurrently as paid employees in professional design firms, and in classrooms and studios, earning nearly one third of their education credits toward their degrees for their time in the field. Students are eligible for licensure immediately upon graduation. Dedicated to excellence in the education of design professionals for over 100 years, the Boston Architectural College is supported by the core values of accessibility and professional education, evidenced by the college's affordable tuition, policy of open admissions, and faculty of practicing professionals.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1889
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $8,673,793


When applying to Boston Architectural College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Boston Architectural College is $50. It has an an acceptance rate of 100 percent.

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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 100.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

Boston Architectural College has 91.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 59.7 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate 0%
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Student Life

Boston Architectural College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 466, with a gender distribution of 67.4 percent male students and 32.6 percent female students.

Total enrollment 921
Student gender distribution
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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Boston Architectural College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health insurance. Boston Architectural College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Boston Architectural College.

Students who have cars on campus 0%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Boston Architectural College, 96 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,813.

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Tuition and fees $18,622 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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