The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Clemson University is a public and Boston College is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Clemson University ($38,550).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Clemson University.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than Clemson University (1,320).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Clemson University (30).
  • Clemson University has more students with 26,406 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Clemson University has more full-time faculties with 1,360 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Clemson UniversityBoston College
Clemson Universityvs.Boston College
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$15,558
Out-Of-State$38,550
Tuition & Fees$61,706
82% ($9,287)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$9,287Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
47.18 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,320SAT Score1,475
30ACT Score34
85 %Graduation Rate92 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
94 %Retention Rate93 %
26,406Student Population14,934
1,360Number of Faculties882
16 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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