Boston College

The data in this study was collected with the Illinois Functional Accessibility Evaluator.

Boston College Web Accessibility Summary Information
Website Summary
Score
Titling Sub Headings Forms Data Tables Images Layout Tables
Boston College(Admis) 61.1 80.6 64.5 0.0 40.0 58.0 96.7
Boston College(Home) 53.0 57.1 60.7 0.0 50.0 39.2 92.8
Boston College(LAS) 58.7 60.3 58.6 0.0 50.0 86.2 88.0

Details for Boston College(Admis) Website

URL: http://www.bc.edu/admission/undergrad/

Date: 2010-07-28

Boston College(Admis): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 31 31 100.0 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 31 31 100.0 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 31 31 100.0 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 31 30 96.7 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 31 19 61.2 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 31 31 100.0 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 31 31 100.0 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 62 50 80.6
Sub Headings
Nesting* 31 20 64.5 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 31 23 74.1 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 31 22 70.9 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 31 20 64.5
Forms
Labels* 31 0 0.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 0 0 na Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 1 0 0.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 0 0 na Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 31 0 0.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 5 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 5 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 5 3 60.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 5 5 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 5 3 60.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 20 8 40.0
Images
Alt Text* 31 18 58.0 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 31 13 41.9 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 31 30 96.7 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 31 18 58.0
Layout Tables
Nesting* 31 30 96.7 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 31 30 96.7
All Rules for Boston College(Admis)
Summary 206 126 61.1

Details for Boston College(Home) Website

URL: http://www.bc.edu/

Date: 2010-07-28

Boston College(Home): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 28 27 96.4 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 28 27 96.4 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 28 24 85.7 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 28 22 78.5 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 28 8 28.5 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 28 24 85.7 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 28 24 85.7 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 56 32 57.1
Sub Headings
Nesting* 28 17 60.7 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 28 25 89.2 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 28 24 85.7 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 28 17 60.7
Forms
Labels* 22 0 0.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 2 2 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 2 1 50.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 0 0 na Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 22 0 0.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 1 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 1 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 1 0 0.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 1 1 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 1 1 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 4 2 50.0
Images
Alt Text* 28 11 39.2 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 28 21 75.0 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 28 25 89.2 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 28 11 39.2
Layout Tables
Nesting* 28 26 92.8 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 28 26 92.8
All Rules for Boston College(Home)
Summary 166 88 53.0

Details for Boston College(LAS) Website

URL: http://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/

Date: 2010-04-20

Boston College(LAS): Percentage of Pages that Pass Accessibility Rules
Rule Number of Pages Pages that Passed Percentage of Pages Passed Rule Details
Titling
Title Element 29 27 93.1 The page must contain exactly one title element.
Title Content 29 27 93.1 The title element must have text content.
H1 Element* 29 25 86.2 The page must contain at least one h1 element.
Number of H1s 29 24 82.7 The page should contain no more than two h1 elements.
H1 and Title* 29 10 34.4 The text content of each h1 element should match all or part of the title content.
H1 Content 29 25 86.2 Each h1 element must have text content.
H1 IMG Content 29 25 86.2 Each h1 element should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 58 35 60.3
Sub Headings
Nesting* 29 17 58.6 Subheading elements that follow the last h1 should be properly nested.
Content 29 25 86.2 Each subheading element (h2..h6) must have text content.
IMG Content 29 24 82.7 Each subheading element (h2..h6) should have text content exclusive of the alt text of any img elements it contains.
Summary 29 17 58.6
Forms
Labels* 27 0 0.0 Each input element with type=text | password | checkbox | radio | file and each select and textarea element must either be referenced by the for attribute of a label element via its id attribute, or have a title attribute.
Value 2 2 100.0 Each input element with type=button | submit | reset must have either a value attribute or a title attribute.
Alt Text 1 0 0.0 Each input element with type=image must have either an alt attribute or a title attribute.
Label Content 0 0 na Each label and legend element must have text content.
Summary 27 0 0.0
Data Tables
TH Elements* 1 0 0.0 For each data table, the first cell in each column must be a th element, and each row must contain at least one th element.
Summary* 1 0 0.0 Each data table must have a nonempty summary attribute.
Summary Unique 1 0 0.0 The summary attribute value for each data table on a page should be unique.
IDs Unique* 1 1 100.0 Each th element in a complex data table must have an id attribute whose value is unique relative to all ids on the page.
Headers Attribute* 1 1 100.0 Each td element in a complex data table must have a headers attribute that references the id attributes of associated th elements.
Summary 4 2 50.0
Images
Alt Text* 29 25 86.2 Each img element must have an alt attribute.
Decorative 29 6 20.6 Each img element with an empty alt attribute should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Small 29 29 100.0 Each img element with width or height less than 8 pixels should be removed; CSS techniques should be used instead.
Summary 29 25 86.2
Layout Tables
Nesting* 25 22 88.0 Tables should be used only for organizing data in rows and columns. Use CSS instead of tables and nested tables to visually layout blocks of related content for graphical rendering.
Summary 25 22 88.0
All Rules for Boston College(LAS)
Summary 172 101 58.7