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 4 or more years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,202) than Pitt ($33,706).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Pitt.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,350) than Pitt (1,350).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Pitt (31).
  • Pitt has more students with 28,673 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,210 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
PittBoston College
Pittvs.Boston College
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationChestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Public, 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)
Tuition & Fees$60,202
55% ($11,172)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)45% ($39,582)
$11,172Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
59.71 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
24.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,350SAT Score1,420
31ACT Score33
83 %Graduation Rate94 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate4 %
93 %Retention Rate95 %
28,673Student Population14,720
4,210Number of Faculties860
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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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