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Gasson Circle

Boston College is dedicated to helping students reach their full potential, so they can change the world—regardless of their ability to afford tuition.

To continue this tradition, we need your help to open the doors for the next generation of leaders.

Our Goal for Financial Aid

100 donors x $10,000 in individual gifts = $1,000,000

Why Give?

Effect real change in the world

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Economic Impact

  • The average need-based financial aid package exceeds $37,500 per academic year
  • BC is one of 19 schools that offer need-blind admission*
  • 7 out of 10 undergraduates receive some form of financial aid

A World-Class Institution

Did you know? 96% of the Class of 2016 is employed, pursuing graduate school, volunteering, in a fellowship or internship, or serving in the U.S. military

Advancing Society

  • More than 80% of BC students participate in community service or volunteer work
  • BC graduates champion Jesuit values in careers at the nation's top hospitals, domestic and international service organizations, leading technology and financial corporations, and more

How You Can Help

Make a life-changing gift

With a gift of $10,000 to support financial aid, you will join the Gasson Circle and bolster the University's mission to secure the BC experience for all students, regardless of their financial status.

Gasson Circle donors receive exclusive benefits, including:

  • A note from a student who benefits from financial aid, sharing a bit of their personal history and Boston College experience
  • Special recognition in the BC Honor Roll of donors, which appears online
  • Membership in the Gasson Circle, which includes exclusive invitations to events and webinars with a variety of University leaders

Open Doors Today

Give $10K to a deserving student

Yes, I want to support financial aid

Questions? Contact Catherine Bail, the Director of Leadership Giving, at 617-552-3960

*Among national private universities that accept U.S. undergraduates on merit and then meet their full demonstrated financial need