Boston College, established in 1863, is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. It enrolls over 9,000 undergraduates and has a suburban hilltop campus. The Eagles cheer on their ice hockey team; which is in a maroon-and-gold streaked league of its own! Their football home games are just as well-attended, and the absence of Greek life is compensated by the campuses’ 200+ student organizations! Its students can write for the university newspaper, The Heights, join an acapella group and explore downtown Boston. Notable BC alumni include former football player Doug Flutie and actress & comedian Amy Poehler. Boston College, with its gorgeous campus that looks straight out of a fairytale, is a place where partying and a rigorous academic curriculum go hand in hand.