Boston College, main campus at Chestnut Hill, Mass.; coeducational; Jesuit; est. and opened 1863. Actually a university, the school's Chestnut Hill campus comprises colleges of arts and sciences and business administration, the graduate school, and schools of nursing and education. The law school is at Newton and the school of social work is at Boston. Seminarians attend a liberal arts college at Lenox and schools of philosophy and theology at Weston.
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