The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Grand Canyon University is a Private (for-profit) and UTRGV is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • UTRGV has more expensive tuition & fees ($18,733) than Grand Canyon University ($17,800).
  • It is harder to admit to Grand Canyon University than UTRGV.
  • Grand Canyon University has more students with 90,253 students while UTRGV has 28,644 students.
  • UTRGV has more full-time faculties with 1,228 faculties while Grand Canyon University has 415 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Grand Canyon University and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Grand Canyon UniversityUTRGV
Grand Canyon Universityvs.UTRGV
Phoenix, ArizonaLocationEdinburg, Texas
Private (for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$17,800Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,917
Out-Of-State$18,733
71% ($7,074)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($7,721)
$7,074Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,721
66.92 %Acceptance Rates80.48 %
16.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.09 %
-SAT Score1,040
-ACT Score20
41 %Graduation Rate46 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
64 %Retention Rate76 %
90,253Student Population28,644
415Number of Faculties1,228
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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