The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Boston College is a Private (not-for-profit) and FSU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than FSU ($21,683).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than FSU.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,415) than FSU (1,285).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (33) than FSU (29).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,631 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Florida State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeFSU
Boston Collegevs.FSU
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationTallahassee, Florida
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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
In-State$6,517
Out-Of-State$21,683
48% ($43,028)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($8,897)
$43,028Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,897
32.41 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,415SAT Score1,285
33ACT Score29
92 %Graduation Rate84 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate5 %
93 %Retention Rate95 %
14,934Student Population43,569
882Number of Faculties1,631
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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, On-campus daycare

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