58points

Boston College of Arts and Sciences

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Boston College of Arts and Sciences review: 48 facts and highlights

Boston College of Arts and Sciences
58
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Boston College of Arts and Sciences

Why is Boston College of Arts and Sciences better than the average?

  • Academic staff
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    692vs304.2
  • Student unions
    ?

    500vs472.05
  • Undergraduate students
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    15803vs4495.12
  • Graduate students
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    14175vs1169.5
  • Year established
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    1873vs1894.23
  • Dorm capacity
    ?

    11376vs7836.04
  • Average financial aid
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    181$ millionvs106.24$ million
  • Position in QS ranking regarding employer reputation
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    9vs48

General info

1.academic staff
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Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

Best

College of Arts and Science

6755

692

2.student unions
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A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

1100

3.year established
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The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Case College of Arts and Sciences

1826

1873

4.student to staff ratio
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A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Yale School of Art

0.87:1

5.Highly cited researchers
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Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2020.

Best

Graduate School of Design

83

6.percentage of budget spent on research
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Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Boston College of Fine Arts

48.8%

Admissions

1.enrolled international students
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The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Carnegie College of Fine Arts

35%

19.5%

2.enrolled students
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Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

College of Arts and Science

50000

1824

3.undergraduate students
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Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Herberger Institute

59382

4.graduate students
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A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

College of Arts and Science

27720

5.average SAT score in writing
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The SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

755

648

6.admission rate
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An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Yale School of Art

5.7%

25%

Facilities

1.Has university dormitories
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The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.

Boston College of Arts and Sciences (Boston University)
2.dorm capacity
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The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

13815

3.library collection
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With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Yale School of Architecture

25850000

4.medical facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Graduate School of Design

17

5.sports facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Yale School of Architecture

31

6.cost of room and board
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The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

11 436.00$

13 620.00$ (Boston University)

Honors

1.Is a member of the Ivy League
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The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.

For example

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Boston College of Arts and Sciences (Boston University)
2.position in QS ranking regarding employer reputation
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The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide among employers from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

3

9

3.Nobel laureats staff
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Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

66

4.Pulitzer Prize winners
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The Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.

Best

Yale School of Architecture

56

5.position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation
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The Academic Reputation Index is the centerpiece of the QS World University Rankings® carrying a weighting of 40%. The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide academics from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

3

9

6.Nobel laureats alumni
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The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

67

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year
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Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Fashion Institute of Technology

4 424.00$

42 400.00$

2.tuition fees per year for international students
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Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Fashion Institute of Technology

13 274.00$

42 400.00$

3.average financial aid
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A general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Cornell College of Arts and Sciences

245$ million

181$ million

4.grants per year per student
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The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

40 000.00$

24 937.00$ (Boston University)

5.tuition fee growth rate
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A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

London College of Fashion

0%

Miscellaneous

1.ARWU rank
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The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2020.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

1

2.U.S. News rank
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The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2020.

Best

MIT School of Architecture and Planning

1

3.Forbes rank
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According to the Forbes' annual list of America’s 650 Top Colleges. The rankings focus on the things that matter the most to students: quality of teaching, great career prospects, high graduation rates and low-levels of debt. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

Cornell College of Arts and Sciences

4

4.number of partner universities
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Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

290

5.position on Times Higher Education ranking
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The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Best

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

4

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