The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Saint Joseph's University is a private (not-for-profit) and VCU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than VCU ($36,657).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Joseph's University than VCU.
  • Saint Joseph's University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,215) than VCU (1,185).
  • Saint Joseph's University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,779 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Saint Joseph's University and Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Saint Joseph's Universityvs.VCU
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLocationRichmond, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$47,940Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,319
Out-Of-State$36,657
93% ($25,084)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($11,276)
$25,084Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,276
77.18 %Acceptance Rates83.90 %
15.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.28 %
1,215SAT Score1,185
28ACT Score25
83 %Graduation Rate68 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate19 %
89 %Retention Rate83 %
6,779Student Population29,070
268Number of Faculties2,183
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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