The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Rutgers is a public and SMU is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,236) than Rutgers ($33,005).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than Rutgers.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than Rutgers (1,355).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Rutgers (30).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,804 students while SMU has 12,385 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,456 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Southern Methodist University.
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Rutgersvs.SMU
New Brunswick, New JerseyLocationDallas, Texas
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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 (high research activity)
In-State$15,804
Out-Of-State$33,005
Tuition & Fees$60,236
63% ($10,510)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($35,000)
$10,510Average Amount of Financial Aid$35,000
57.80 %Acceptance Rates48.77 %
28.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.23 %
1,355SAT Score1,425
30ACT Score33
84 %Graduation Rate82 %
-Transfer-out Rate12 %
94 %Retention Rate91 %
50,804Student Population12,385
3,456Number of Faculties767
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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