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 Virginia Tech is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,688) than Virginia Tech ($34,838).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Virginia Tech.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,513) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,279 students while Duke University has 17,620 students.
  • Duke University has a lower number of students per faculty with 6 to 1 while Virginia Tech's ratio is 14 to 1.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Virginia Tech has 2,109 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duke University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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Duke UniversityVirginia Tech
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Duke Universityvs.Virginia Tech
Durham, North CarolinaLocationBlacksburg, 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 Aid55%
$46,726Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,248
5.89 %Acceptance Rates56.47 %
59.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.46 %
1,513SAT Score1,310
34ACT Score29
96 %Graduation Rate87 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate92 %
17,620Student Population37,279
4,074Number of Faculties2,109
6 to 1Students 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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