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Boston College of Engineering

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Boston College of Engineering review: 50 facts and highlights

Boston College of Engineering
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Boston College of Engineering

Why is Boston College of Engineering better than the average?

  • Average admission SAT score
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    2016vs1464.18
  • Number of programs
    ?

    46vs43
  • Admission rate
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    24%vs29.61%
  • Student unions
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    500vs446.91
  • Extracurricular activities
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    593vs493
  • Percentage of budget spent on research
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    48.8%vs28.06%
  • Dorm capacity
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    11376vs5626.55
  • U.S. News rank
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    64vs65.18

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

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

300

138

2.number of programs
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The school offers a wider range of study programs to choose from. There are likely to be a lot more options when choosing which classes to enroll on, and you can specialise in your area of interest.

Best

MIT School of Engineering

109

46

3.alumni network
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An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Yale Faculty of Engineering

168987

14058

4.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

MIT School of Engineering

81

5.endowment
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A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Yale Faculty of Engineering

20.8$ billion

1.1$ billion (Boston University)

6.staff with PhD
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What percent of the university staff have PhDs. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Carnegie Institute of Technology

96%

Admissions

1.average composite ACT score
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The ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Best

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

34

2.average SAT score in math
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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

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

780

3.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 Faculty of Engineering

7.1%

24%

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 Technology and Innovation

2148

743

5.number of applicants
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A high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.

Best

Yale Faculty of Engineering

28977

1931

6.average admission SAT score
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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

Boston College of Engineering

2016

Facilities

1.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 Technology and Innovation

11 436.00$

14 030.00$

2.campus size
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Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Pratt School of Engineering

34.8km²

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

Best

Cornell College of Engineering

29

4.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 Faculty of Engineering

25850000

5.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 Engineering (Boston University)
6.medical facilities
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Source: university's official website, 2020.

Best

Carnegie Institute of Technology

10

Honors

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

Best

MIT School of Engineering

51

2.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

MIT School of Engineering

27

3.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

Brown School of Engineering

Boston College of Engineering (Boston University)
4.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

MIT School of Engineering

1

159

5.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

MIT School of Engineering

1

159

6.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 Faculty of Engineering

56

Tuition & Aid

1.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

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

38 756.00$

24 937.00$ (Boston University)

2.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 Engineering

245$ million

62.7$ million (Boston University)

3.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

Cornell College of Engineering

0.49%

4.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

College of Technology and Innovation

9 724.00$

45 686.00$

5.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

College of Technology and Innovation

22 977.00$

45 686.00$

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

MIT School of Engineering

4

2.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

Yale Faculty of Engineering

4

3.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

Division of Engineering and Applied Science

1

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

Pratt School of Engineering

300

5.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 Engineering

1

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