The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Virginia Tech 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 Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Boston College than Virginia Tech.
  • Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Boston College has 14,934 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while Boston College has 882 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Boston College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechBoston College
Virginia Techvs.Boston College
Blacksburg, 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
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($43,028)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$43,028
70.06 %Acceptance Rates32.41 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.15 %
1,310SAT Score1,475
29ACT Score34
86 %Graduation Rate92 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
93 %Retention Rate93 %
37,024Student Population14,934
2,109Number of Faculties882
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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