The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UVA 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 UVA ($52,843).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Boston College.
  • UVA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,430) than Boston College (1,420).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (32) than UVA (32).
  • UVA has more students with 24,639 students while Boston College has 14,720 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,305 faculties while Boston College has 860 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UVABoston College
UVAvs.Boston College
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationChestnut 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)
In-State$18,960
Out-Of-State$52,843
Tuition & Fees$60,202
43% ($19,211)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)45% ($39,582)
$19,211Average Amount of Financial Aid$39,582
27.35 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,430SAT Score1,420
32ACT Score33
95 %Graduation Rate94 %
3 %Transfer-out Rate4 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
24,639Student Population14,720
2,305Number of Faculties860
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
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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