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If You Like Boston College, Also Consider...

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If you fell in love with Boston College, take a look at these 19 colleges. Students who apply to BC often end up attending one of these schools instead.

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1. University of Pennsylvania

  • University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate6%
  • 2. University of Notre Dame

  • University of Notre Dame
    Notre Dame, IN 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate15%
  • 3. University of Virginia

  • University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA 4-Year, Public
    Acceptance Rate21%
  • 4. Harvard University

  • Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate5%
  • 5. Cornell University

  • Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate9%
  • 6. Duke University

  • Duke University
    Durham, NC 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate6%
  • 7. University of Michigan

  • University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI 4-Year, Public
    Acceptance Rate20%
  • 8. University of California, Los Angeles

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA 4-Year, Public
    Acceptance Rate11%
  • 9. Villanova University

  • Villanova University
    Villanova, PA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate25%
  • 10. Boston University

  • Boston University
    Boston, MA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate19%
  • 11. Fordham University

  • Fordham University
    Bronx, NY 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate58%
  • 12. New York University

  • New York University
    New York, NY 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate12%
  • 13. Northeastern University

  • Northeastern University
    Boston, MA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate18%
  • 14. University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Amherst, MA 4-Year, Public
    Acceptance Rate66%
  • 15. Providence College

  • Providence College
    Providence, RI 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate58%
  • 16. The George Washington University

  • The George Washington University
    Washington, DC 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate50%
  • 17. College of the Holy Cross

  • College of the Holy Cross
    Worcester, MA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate43%
  • 18. Brown University

  • Brown University
    Providence, RI 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate6%
  • 19. Tufts University

  • Tufts University
    Medford, MA 4-Year, Private
    Acceptance Rate11%
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