The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) and UVA is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,688) than UVA ($55,914).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UVA.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than UVA (1,440).
  • Both Duke University and UVA have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • UVA has more students with 26,005 students while Duke University has 17,620 students.
  • Duke University has a lower number of students per faculty with 6 to 1 while UVA's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while UVA has 2,484 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and University of Virginia-Main Campus.
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Duke Universityvs.UVA
Durham, North CarolinaLocationCharlottesville, Virginia
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$62,6882023 Tuition & Fees
54%% Receiving Financial Aid50%
$46,726Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,676
5.89 %Acceptance Rates20.74 %
59.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.08 %
1,513SAT Score1,440
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
98 %Retention Rate97 %
17,620Student Population26,005
4,074Number of Faculties2,484
6 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio15 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, On-campus daycare

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