By: Eleanor Hildebrandt
The Boston College Board of Trustees has set the tuition at $44,870 for the 2013-14 academic year, approving the new figure as part of an overall 3.6 percent increase in tuition, fees, and room and board. Tuition alone is 4.01 percent higher than the figure for 2012-13, which stood at $43,140.
The University will raise financial by 7.9 percent, to a total of $97 million. Almost 70 percent of BC students receive financial aid, and the projected package for need-based financial aid is expected to exceed $35,000.