The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • FSU 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 FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than FSU.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than FSU (1,260).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (28) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,631 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Florida State University and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
FSUBoston College
FSUvs.Boston College
Tallahassee, FloridaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees$61,706
85% ($8,897)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$8,897Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
49.19 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,260SAT Score1,475
28ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate92 %
5 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
95 %Retention Rate93 %
43,569Student Population14,934
1,631Number of Faculties882
21 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, On-campus daycare

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