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 ND ($58,843).
  • It is harder to admit to ND than Boston College.
  • ND has a higher submitted SAT score (1,480) than Boston College (1,475).
  • Both ND and Boston College have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • Boston College has more students with 14,934 students while ND has 12,809 students.
  • ND has more full-time faculties with 1,210 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Notre Dame and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NDBoston College
NDvs.Boston College
Notre Dame, IndianaLocationChestnut 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)
$58,843Tuition & Fees$61,706
61% ($40,443)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$40,443Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
18.92 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
55.40 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,480SAT Score1,475
34ACT Score34
97 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
97 %Retention Rate93 %
12,809Student Population14,934
1,210Number of Faculties882
9 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
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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