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 Virginia Tech is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Virginia Tech ($32,893).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Virginia Tech.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Virginia Tech (28).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,683 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 1,938 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Boston College and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Boston CollegeVirginia Tech
Boston Collegevs.Virginia Tech
Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
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$13,749
Out-Of-State$32,893
45% ($39,582)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($8,630)
$39,582Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
32.41 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
26.15 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,420SAT Score1,285
33ACT Score28
94 %Graduation Rate86 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate93 %
14,720Student Population34,683
860Number of Faculties1,938
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, 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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