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  • Auburn University is a Public and Vanderbilt University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,816) than Auburn University ($30,524).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than Auburn University.
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted SAT score (1,230) than Auburn University (1,230).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (82) than Auburn University (82).
  • Auburn University has more students with 29,776 students while Vanderbilt University has 12,592 students.
  • Auburn University has more full-time faculties with 1,330 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,121 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Auburn University and Vanderbilt University.
Auburn Universityvs.Vanderbilt University
Auburn, AlabamaLocationNashville, Tennessee
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,276
Out-Of-State$30,524
Tuition & Fees$49,816
12,574 (52.47%)Number Receiving Financial Aid4,594 (66.72%)
$9,062Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,444
83.93 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
31.88 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,230SAT Score1,505
82ACT Score101
77 %Graduation Rate92 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate97 %
29,776Student Population12,592
1,330Number of Faculties1,121
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare