The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Saint Louis University is a private (not-for-profit) and VCU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Louis University has more expensive tuition & fees ($48,824) than VCU ($36,657).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Louis University than VCU.
  • Saint Louis University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,325) than VCU (1,185).
  • Saint Louis University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while Saint Louis University has 12,229 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while Saint Louis University has 1,246 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Saint Louis University and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Saint Louis UniversityVCU
Saint Louis Universityvs.VCU
Saint Louis, MissouriLocationRichmond, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$48,824Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,319
Out-Of-State$36,657
81% ($29,314)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($11,276)
$29,314Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,276
64.43 %Acceptance Rates83.90 %
18.87 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.28 %
1,325SAT Score1,185
30ACT Score25
79 %Graduation Rate66 %
-Transfer-out Rate21 %
90 %Retention Rate83 %
12,229Student Population29,070
1,246Number of Faculties2,183
9 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
Remedial Service, 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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