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  • Duke University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UVA is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,695) than UVA ($49,032).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UVA.
  • Duke University has higher submitted SAT score (1,510) than UVA (1,415).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than UVA (96).
  • UVA has more students with 24,360 students while Duke University has 16,130 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 1,484 faculties while Duke University has 1,393 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and University of Virginia-Main Campus.
Duke Universityvs.UVA
Durham, North CarolinaLocationCharlottesville, Virginia
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$55,695Tuition & Fees
3,738 (55.82%)Number Receiving Financial Aid7,186 (43.15%)
$45,457Average Amount of Financial Aid$19,211
9.86 %Acceptance Rates27.35 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.66 %
1,510SAT Score1,415
101ACT Score96
95 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate3 %
97 %Retention Rate96 %
16,130Student Population24,360
1,393Number of Faculties1,484
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
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