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 ($60,244) than UVA ($53,626).
  • 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 25,628 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duke UniversityUVA
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)
$60,244Tuition & Fees
58% ($48,351)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($20,125)
$48,351Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,125
9.86 %Acceptance Rates27.35 %
53.60 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.66 %
1,513SAT Score1,440
34ACT Score34
96 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate3 %
97 %Retention Rate97 %
16,172Student Population25,628
4,074Number of Faculties2,484
6 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

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