Boston Architectural College in Boston

Boston, MA

(Rating 4 based on 5 reviews)

Boston Architectural College offers 27-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1. 1 high safety campus. 50.7% are women, and 49.3% are men. 10% percents of international students. The average annual total cost of attendance at Boston Architectural College is 36691$, that is above national average. 8% of full-time Boston Architectural College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $43,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Boston Architectural College is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$36,691
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Boston Architectural College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$31,575
$30,001 - $48,000--
$48,001 - $75,000$37,970
$75,001 - $110,000--
$110,001+$37,970

Finance

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Percent of students with financial aid

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5%

Types of financial aids

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233 of Boston Architectural College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 50 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Boston Architectural College number 105 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Massachusetts.

Students at Boston Architectural College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending

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$43,300

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate

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8%
BELOW AVERAGE

Boston Architectural College graduation rate is below the national average.

8% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Boston Architectural College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Boston Architectural College is 7:1, that means that for every 7 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

7:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

108
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10%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Boston Architectural College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Boston Architectural College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Boston Architectural College

The campus located by 320 Newbury St address in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Architectural College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Boston Architectural College with 0.34% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Boston Architectural College are burglary and motor vehicle theft.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Boston Architectural College offers 27 programs in total: 12 are for Bachelor's degree, 12 - for Master's degree, and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 37 universities in Suffolk county. Boston Architectural College is one of the few institutions in Suffolk that offers a Bachelor's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance learning programs that are provided in the Boston Architectural College: 3 are for Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and require on-campus meetings. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Massachusetts state average data to help you compare.

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Boston Architectural College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 418 students with 8379 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 390 with 7277 credit hours.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Boston Architectural College

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Our team has enjoyed the course and the time with your team. Thanks in particular to Jane for her hospitality and for showing us around. We will book our next course soon.

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Boston Architectural College, located in Back Bay, Boston, is an independent, professional university. It has a degree in architecture, interior design, landscape design and design studies. The Boston School of Architecture's focus is on providing exceptional design education through classroom learning, practice and integration with a diverse community. Its predecessor was a club founded by architects in the Boston area in 1889, so the Boston School of Architecture has been in close contact with professional design groups throughout history. This connection ensures that the Boston School of Architecture can adhere to its integrated design education philosophy. The Boston School of Architecture is both a teacher and a professional at work. The Boston School of Architecture maintains a commitment to combining academic and experimental, practice-based learning. Through the dynamic learning model of the Boston School of Architecture, students gain academic knowledge in the classroom while applying what they have learned to the field of practical experience. This approach helps students connect theory and practice to their ability to solve complex problems and design parameters in today's global and diverse communities. The Boston School of Architecture offers a variety of courses that are based on the combination of academics and practice. Students can earn an undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture, interior design, landscape design, or design research. The Boston School of Architecture also offers professional and adult education and online courses, as well as a variety of professional certificate programs, from design to historical monument preservation. The Boston School of Architecture also diversifies its design profession by achieving its goal of open-minded admissions, which enables students who have no chance and talent to receive these excellent design education.

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Very bad servises, stressful work but you actually couldn't learn a lot. It just fits the student with no background of architecture, but which student w architectural background and experience will like that? You just can't grow. And the director of the thesis almost never work outside! What they teach doesn't connect to the world. It's just a platform you play with, waste your time and get just really a paper.

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I was one of the first accepted accelerated Masters Program students. Finished a MArch in two years while working after having a BS in Architecture. It allowed me to work and afford to live while taking classes at night. It is not easy, and takes many people much longer but it is do able. The worst part of the school is the administration of the practice department and the general organization and lack of communication from the admin. They force the use of Moodle which is terrible. Since the teachers are also working professionals there is a large gap in quality. Some are awesome, and some are terrible. Overall it was a worthwhile experience due to the ability to work. Not that the school helps you find a job in any meaningful way.

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10/10 would do it again. Study & work at the same time. Get the Grad Degree while running around Boston for a week per semester (Distant Learning Program)... It's a no-brainer..... Pro Tip : Finish your final presentation and go to Abe & Louie's by yourself for a Bone-In Filet and a glass of scotch... tears of joy.

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Location & Website

Address: 320 Newbury Street

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +6172625000

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: the-bac.edu

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