The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • BYU is a Private (not-for-profit) and The U is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • The U has more expensive tuition & fees ($27,220) than BYU ($5,970).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than The U.
  • BYU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,315) than The U (1,262).
  • BYU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than The U (26).
  • BYU has more students with 34,499 students while The U has 33,023 students.
  • The U has more full-time faculties with 2,106 faculties while BYU has 1,271 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University-Provo and University of Utah.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
BYUvs.The U
Provo, UtahLocationSalt Lake City, Utah
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
$5,970Tuition & Fees
73% ($6,997)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($7,505)
$6,997Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,505
52.40 %Acceptance Rates66.15 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.80 %
1,315SAT Score1,262
29ACT Score26
78 %Graduation Rate70 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate89 %
34,499Student Population33,023
1,271Number of Faculties2,106
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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