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 four-years schools.
  • The U has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,345) than BYU ($6,120).
  • It is harder to admit to BYU than The U.
  • BYU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than The U (1,285).
  • BYU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than The U (26).
  • BYU has more students with 36,461 students while The U has 33,081 students.
  • The U has more full-time faculties with 2,329 faculties while BYU has 1,264 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Brigham Young University and University of Utah.
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BYUvs.The U
Provo, UtahLocationSalt Lake City, Utah
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
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)
$6,120Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,893
Out-Of-State$28,345
70% ($6,835)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)70% ($8,539)
$6,835Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,539
52.40 %Acceptance Rates66.15 %
80.74 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.80 %
1,330SAT Score1,285
29ACT Score26
77 %Graduation Rate67 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate89 %
36,461Student Population33,081
1,264Number of Faculties2,329
21 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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