BU vs. Georgia Tech

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Boston UniversityBoston, MA
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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GA
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Private (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
1 Year Certificate, 1-2 Years Certificate, 2-4 Years Certificate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
2023 Tuition & Fees
expensive$62,360Undergraduate Tuitioncheaper$11,763 Georgia Residents
$32,876 Out-of-State
expensive$61,924Graduate Tuitioncheaper$15,570 Georgia Residents
$30,646 Out-of-State
More$42,751Average Financial Aid AmountLess$10,166
Higher1,440 SAT
33 ACT
Test ScoresLower1,405 SAT
32 ACT
Easier18.65%Acceptance RateTighter15.96%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Advanced placement (AP) CreditsAccepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Smaller36,104Total EnrollmentLarger43,859
Larger18,229Undergraduate Student PopulationSmaller17,461
Smaller17,875Graduate Student PopulationLarger26,398
Smaller4,032Online Student PopulationLarger19,058
Completion & Outcomes
Lower89%Graduate RateHigher92%
-Transfer-out Rate5%
Lower94%Retention RateHigher97%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 11,356)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 8,667)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,850)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $5,328)
Less Students per Faculty11 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty14 to 1
3,946Number of faculties1,401
Higher$136,930Average Faculty SalaryLower$127,928
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.