The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Duke University ($60,244).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Boston College.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than Boston College (1,475).
  • Both Duke University and Boston College have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Duke University has more students with 16,172 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Boston College.
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Duke UniversityBoston College
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Duke Universityvs.Boston College
Durham, North CarolinaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$60,244Tuition & Fees$61,706
58% ($48,351)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$48,351Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
9.86 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,513SAT Score1,475
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
97 %Retention Rate93 %
16,172Student Population14,934
4,074Number of Faculties882
6 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
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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