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 four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • SCU has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,860) than BYU ($6,120).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than SCU.
  • SCU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than BYU (1,330).
  • SCU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than BYU (29).
  • BYU has more students with 34,811 students while SCU has 8,918 students.
  • BYU has more full-time faculties with 1,264 faculties while SCU has 585 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University and Santa Clara University.
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Provo, UtahLocationSanta Clara, California
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
$6,120Tuition & Fees$55,860
70% ($6,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($26,457)
$6,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$26,457
52.40 %Acceptance Rates53.56 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)17.40 %
1,330SAT Score1,410
29ACT Score32
77 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate94 %
34,811Student Population8,918
1,264Number of Faculties585
21 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, On-campus daycare

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