Boston College has announced that it will be test optional for Class of 2025 applicants in the upcoming admissions cycle.
Boston College will partner with QuestBridge, a nonprofit organization that helps low-income students apply to college, beginning with the class of 2025.
The play, published even before the 2016 elections, fits uncannily with the recent college admissions scandals, from Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin to Harvard’s affirmative action lawsuit.
Boston College accepted 9,500 students from a total pool of 35,500. Total applications rose over 14 percent from last year.
” Overall, the decision risks alienating students for whom financial aid is a significant factor in their college choice, as well as students who attend low-resource high schools who do not have a counselor to keep up with rapid changes in BC’s admissions process. It may also lead to a more Catholic and wealthier university, limiting diversity and accessibility.”
Boston College announced that the University is implementing an Early Decision (ED) admissions program to replace its Early Action (EA) program for Class of 2024 applicants.
change in Boston College Early Admissions policy led to a significant increase in the number of applicants for the class of 2023. The Office of Undergraduate Admission received 15,862 Early Action applications, a surge of 50 percent from last year’s applicant pool.