Frequent question: Is Holy Cross better than Boston College?

It is harder to admit to Boston College than Holy Cross. Boston College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than Holy Cross (1,345). Boston College has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Holy Cross (30). Boston College has more students with 14,720 students while Holy Cross has 2,939 students.

Is Holy Cross prestigious?

Holy Cross has an excellent reputation across the country, and there is a certain level of prestige in attending such a school. The professors are very willing to help their students and we don’t have many, if any TA’s on campus. Holy Cross is amazing! The best thing about it is the sense of community.

Is BC or BU harder to get into?

BC’s Academic Rigor

Statistically, it’s harder to get into BC than it is to get into BU (shout out to the 13 percent competitive difference in BC’s acceptance rate). We graduate more students: 91 percent of BC students graduate in six years compared to BU’s 84 percent.

Which is better BU or Boston College?

While the two schools have similar acceptance rates, median numbers, and tuition rates, Boston University has significantly more undergraduate major options and a lower acceptance rate. … BU has over 3 times as many undergrads as BC.

Why is Boston College so expensive?

The high quality of life in Boston means that cost of living is also significant. With a cost of living index of 181.6, Boston is approximately 80% more expensive than the U.S. average. And because most BC students live off campus for junior year, finding affordable housing can be a struggle.

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Is Boston College a top tier school?

Boston College is ranked 22nd on Forbes’ ninth annual America’s Top Colleges survey, joining seven of eight Ivy League universities among the top 25. View the full ranking of 660 schools here. … This is Boston College’s first ranking among Forbes’ top 25; the University’s previous high was 26th.

Who went to Holy Cross?

Representatives

Name Year/Degree Notability
Martin B. McKneally 1937 United States Representative from New York
Michael R. McNulty 1969 United States Representative
James P. Moran 1967 United States Representative
Frank William Towey Jr. 1916 United States Representative from New Jersey’s 12th congressional district from 1937 to 1939
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