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 UVA is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than UVA ($53,626).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Boston College.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than UVA (1,440).
  • Both Boston College and UVA have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • UVA has more students with 25,628 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeUVA
Boston Collegevs.UVA
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationCharlottesville, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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
In-State$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
48% ($43,028)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($20,125)
$43,028Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,125
32.41 %Acceptance Rates27.35 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.66 %
1,475SAT Score1,440
34ACT Score34
92 %Graduation Rate94 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate3 %
93 %Retention Rate97 %
14,934Student Population25,628
882Number of Faculties2,484
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, 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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