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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • University of Connecticut has more expensive tuition & fees ($40,502) than Rutgers ($31,785).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Connecticut than Rutgers.
  • Rutgers has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than University of Connecticut (1,305).
  • Both Rutgers and University of Connecticut have the same submitted ACT scores (29).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,254 students while University of Connecticut has 27,412 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,361 faculties while University of Connecticut has 1,947 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Rutgers University-New Brunswick and University of Connecticut.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
RutgersUniversity of Connecticut
Rutgersvs.University of Connecticut
New Brunswick, New JerseyLocationStorrs, Connecticut
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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
51% ($12,159)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($12,613)
$12,159Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,613
57.80 %Acceptance Rates47.84 %
28.25 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.51 %
1,320SAT Score1,305
29ACT Score29
84 %Graduation Rate84 %
8 %Transfer-out Rate9 %
93 %Retention Rate93 %
50,254Student Population27,412
3,361Number of Faculties1,947
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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