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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Duke University ($60,244).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Boston College.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than Boston College (1,475).
  • Both Boston College and Duke University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Duke University has more students with 17,620 students while Boston College has 15,577 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Duke University.
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Boston Collegevs.Duke University
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationDurham, North Carolina
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$61,706Tuition & Fees$60,244
46% ($44,727)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)54% ($46,726)
$44,727Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,726
32.41 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,475SAT Score1,513
34ACT Score34
91 %Graduation Rate96 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate98 %
15,577Student Population17,620
882Number of Faculties4,074
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, 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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