With over 14,000 students, Boston College is one of the largest, private Jesuit universities in the nation. BC is located in Chestnut Hill, a quaint Boston suburb.
The school was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus. BC's mascot is Baldwin the Eagle, and Maroon and Gold are the school's official colors.
Eight schools make up Boston College, which include the College of Arts and Sciences, Lynch School of Education, Connell School of Nursing, Carroll School of Management, Woods College of Advancing Studies, the Graduate School of Social Work, Boston College Law School, and the School of Theology and Ministry. BC consistently ranks among the country's top Catholic colleges and universities.