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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than University of Miami ($54,760).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than University of Miami.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,380) than University of Miami (1,380).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (32) than University of Miami (32).
  • University of Miami has more students with 17,809 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • University of Miami has more full-time faculties with 1,451 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Miami and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of MiamiBoston College
University of Miamivs.Boston College
Coral Gables, FloridaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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)
$54,760Tuition & Fees$61,706
66% ($34,806)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$34,806Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
35.70 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
20.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,380SAT Score1,475
32ACT Score34
83 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
91 %Retention Rate93 %
17,809Student Population14,934
1,451Number of Faculties882
12 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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