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 four-years schools.
  • Boston College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,706) than UVA ($54,438).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Boston College.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than UVA (1,440).
  • Both UVA and Boston College have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • UVA has more students with 26,005 students while Boston College has 15,577 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Boston College.
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UVAvs.Boston College
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationChestnut 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)
Tuition & Fees$61,706
50% ($20,676)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)46% ($44,727)
$20,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$44,727
27.35 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,440SAT Score1,475
34ACT Score34
94 %Graduation Rate91 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate6 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
26,005Student Population15,577
2,484Number of Faculties882
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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