The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than Syracuse University ($57,591).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Syracuse University.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than Syracuse University (1,280).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Syracuse University (28).
  • Syracuse University has more students with 21,322 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Syracuse University has more full-time faculties with 1,121 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Syracuse University and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Syracuse UniversityBoston College
Syracuse Universityvs.Boston College
Syracuse, New YorkLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Private (not-for-profit), 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)
$57,591Tuition & Fees$61,706
78% ($27,435)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$27,435Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
46.88 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
23.52 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,280SAT Score1,415
28ACT Score33
83 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
89 %Retention Rate93 %
21,322Student Population14,934
1,121Number of Faculties882
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, 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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