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  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Saint Mary's College of California has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,188) than BYU ($5,790).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than Saint Mary's College of California.
  • BYU has higher submitted SAT score (1,305) than Saint Mary's College of California (1,155).
  • BYU has higher submitted ACT score (86) than Saint Mary's College of California (71).
  • BYU has more students with 34,499 students while Saint Mary's College of California has 3,881 students.
  • BYU has more full-time faculties with 1,271 faculties while Saint Mary's College of California has 220 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University-Provo and Saint Mary's College of California.
BYUvs.Saint Mary's College of California
Provo, UtahLocationMoraga, California
Private (not-for-profit), 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
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$5,790Tuition & Fees$49,188
73 (0.23%)Number Receiving Financial Aid92 (3.29%)
$6,997Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,329
52.40 %Acceptance Rates81.62 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)17.07 %
1,305SAT Score1,155
86ACT Score71
86 %Graduation Rate77 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate85 %
34,499Student Population3,881
1,271Number of Faculties220
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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