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 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than FSU ($21,683).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than FSU.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,270) than FSU (1,270).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (28) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 41,005 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • FSU has more full-time faculties with 1,602 faculties while Boston College has 860 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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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)
Tuition & Fees$60,202
91% ($6,830)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)45% ($39,582)
$6,830Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
49.19 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,270SAT Score1,420
28ACT Score33
83 %Graduation Rate94 %
5 %Transfer-out Rate4 %
93 %Retention Rate95 %
41,005Student Population14,720
1,602Number of Faculties860
21 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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