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 Pitt is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Pitt ($19,679).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Pitt.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than Pitt (1,350).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Pitt (31).
  • Pitt has more students with 28,673 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,210 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegePitt
Boston Collegevs.Pitt
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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
45% ($39,582)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)55% ($11,172)
$39,582Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,172
32.41 %Acceptance Rates59.71 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.32 %
1,420SAT Score1,350
33ACT Score31
94 %Graduation Rate83 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate12 %
95 %Retention Rate93 %
14,720Student Population28,673
860Number of Faculties4,210
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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

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