The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Duke University ($57,633).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Boston College.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than Boston College (1,420).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Boston College (33).
  • Duke University has more students with 16,606 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 3,958 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeDuke University
Boston Collegevs.Duke University
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationDurham, North Carolina
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$60,202Tuition & Fees$57,633
45% ($39,582)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($45,457)
$39,582Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
32.41 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,420SAT Score1,525
33ACT Score34
94 %Graduation Rate95 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate3 %
95 %Retention Rate98 %
14,720Student Population16,606
860Number of Faculties3,958
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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