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, public schools.
  • Clemson University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,550) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Clemson University than Virginia Tech.
  • Clemson University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Clemson University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Clemson University has 26,406 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while Clemson University has 1,360 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Clemson University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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Clemson Universityvs.Virginia Tech
Clemson, South CarolinaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
82% ($9,287)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,345)
$9,287Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
47.18 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
29.48 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,320SAT Score1,310
30ACT Score29
85 %Graduation Rate87 %
11 %Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate93 %
26,406Student Population37,024
1,360Number of Faculties2,109
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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