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  • 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 ($29,215) than BYU ($5,620).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than The U.
  • BYU has higher submitted SAT score (1,305) than The U (1,240).
  • BYU has higher submitted ACT score (87) than The U (77).
  • BYU has more students with 34,334 students while The U has 32,800 students.
  • The U has more full-time faculties with 1,437 faculties while BYU has 1,256 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University-Provo and University of Utah.
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)
$5,620Tuition & Fees
22,773 (72.91%)Number Receiving Financial Aid14,346 (58.23%)
$6,997Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,505
52.40 %Acceptance Rates66.15 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.80 %
1,305SAT Score1,240
87ACT Score77
83 %Graduation Rate67 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate90 %
34,334Student Population32,800
1,256Number of Faculties1,437
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 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