The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Pitt 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 ($61,706) than Pitt ($35,394).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Pitt.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,360) than Pitt (1,360).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Pitt (31).
  • Pitt has more students with 32,277 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,261 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Boston College.
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Pittvs.Boston College
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationChestnut 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)
In-State$20,362
Out-Of-State$35,394
Tuition & Fees$61,706
49% ($12,750)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$12,750Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
59.71 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
24.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,360SAT Score1,475
31ACT Score34
84 %Graduation Rate91 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
93 %Retention Rate93 %
32,277Student Population14,934
4,261Number of Faculties882
14 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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