The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Virginia Tech has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,857) than NCSU ($29,916).
  • It is harder to admit to NCSU than Virginia Tech.
  • NCSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • NCSU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while NCSU has 36,042 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while NCSU has 1,842 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - North Carolina State University at Raleigh and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
NCSUVirginia Tech
NCSUvs.Virginia Tech
Raleigh, North CarolinaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool 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)
Tuition & Fees
56% ($10,175)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,345)
$10,175Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
51.36 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
34.62 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,355SAT Score1,310
30ACT Score29
84 %Graduation Rate86 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
94 %Retention Rate93 %
36,042Student Population37,024
1,842Number of Faculties2,109
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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