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  • NCSU 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 ($57,910) than NCSU ($29,220).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than NCSU.
  • Boston College has higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than NCSU (1,320).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (86) than NCSU (86).
  • NCSU has more students with 35,479 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • NCSU has more full-time faculties with 1,753 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Boston College.
NCSUvs.Boston College
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationChestnut 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)
In-State$9,101
Out-Of-State$29,220
Tuition & Fees$57,910
54 (0.21%)Number Receiving Financial Aid45 (0.45%)
$10,097Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
51.36 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,320SAT Score1,405
86ACT Score95
81 %Graduation Rate92 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
94 %Retention Rate95 %
35,479Student Population14,720
1,753Number of Faculties860
14 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare