The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • NCSU 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 NCSU ($29,916).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than NCSU.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than NCSU (1,355).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (30) than NCSU (30).
  • NCSU has more students with 36,042 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • NCSU has more full-time faculties with 1,842 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NCSUBoston College
NCSUvs.Boston College
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationChestnut 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
56% ($10,175)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$10,175Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
51.36 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,355SAT Score1,475
30ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
94 %Retention Rate93 %
36,042Student Population14,934
1,842Number of Faculties882
14 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
Remedial Service, 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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