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  • Clemson University is a Public and Boston College is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,464) than Clemson University ($37,128).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Clemson University.
  • Boston College has higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Clemson University (1,310).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (89) than Clemson University (89).
  • Clemson University has more students with 24,387 students while Boston College has 14,628 students.
  • Clemson University has more full-time faculties with 1,248 faculties while Boston College has 834 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and Boston College.
Clemson Universityvs.Boston College
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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)
Tuition & Fees$55,464
15,037 (77.50%)Number Receiving Financial Aid4,445 (44.80%)
$8,551Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
47.18 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,310SAT Score1,405
89ACT Score97
82 %Graduation Rate92 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
93 %Retention Rate95 %
24,387Student Population14,628
1,248Number of Faculties834
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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