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 ($64,176) than NCSU ($30,869).
  • 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 36,831 students while Boston College has 15,577 students.
  • Boston College has a lower number of students per faculty with 14 to 1 while NCSU's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • 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.
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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)
2023 Tuition & Fees$64,176
63%% Receiving Financial Aid46%
$8,951Average Amount of Financial Aid$44,727
47.48 %Acceptance Rates19.04 %
32.20 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.16 %
1,355SAT Score1,475
30ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
94 %Retention Rate95 %
36,831Student Population15,577
1,842Number of Faculties882
15 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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