The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • SCU has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,998) than BYU ($5,970).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than SCU.
  • SCU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,315) than BYU (1,315).
  • SCU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than BYU (29).
  • BYU has more students with 34,499 students while SCU has 8,642 students.
  • BYU has more full-time faculties with 1,271 faculties while SCU has 563 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University-Provo and Santa Clara University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
BYUSCU
BYUvs.SCU
Provo, UtahLocationSanta Clara, 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 and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$5,970Tuition & Fees$52,998
73% ($6,997)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($26,392)
$6,997Average Amount of Financial Aid$26,392
52.40 %Acceptance Rates53.56 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)17.40 %
1,315SAT Score1,360
29ACT Score30
78 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate95 %
34,499Student Population8,642
1,271Number of Faculties563
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 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, On-campus daycare

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