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 Syracuse University ($57,591).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Syracuse University.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than Syracuse University (1,310).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Syracuse University (30).
  • Syracuse University has more students with 21,322 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Syracuse University has more full-time faculties with 1,121 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Syracuse University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeSyracuse University
Boston Collegevs.Syracuse University
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationSyracuse, New York
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$57,591
48% ($43,028)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)78% ($27,435)
$43,028Average Amount of Financial Aid$27,435
32.41 %Acceptance Rates46.88 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.52 %
1,475SAT Score1,310
34ACT Score30
92 %Graduation Rate83 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate89 %
14,934Student Population21,322
882Number of Faculties1,121
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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