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Boston College Ranks Among Nation's Elite in Graduation Success Rate

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College ranks eighth in the nation in overall Graduation Success Rate (GSR) in all sports among FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) schools. The NCAA released the most recent GSR information today.

BC boasted an overall GSR of 94, for the class of student-athletes that entered the university in 2012. Boston College's GSR was fourth-best in the ACC and topped only by Northwestern (98), Notre Dame (98), Duke (97), Vanderbilt (97), Stanford (96), Tulane (95), and Wake Forest (95) among FBS institutions.

Since the GSR's inception, Boston College has earned a mark of 94 or better in all 14 GSR reports, which first date back to the class of student-athletes that entered in 1998.