The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Samford University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UTC is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Samford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,198) than UTC ($25,774).
  • It is harder to admit to UTC than Samford University.
  • Samford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,160) than UTC (1,130).
  • Samford University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than UTC (24).
  • UTC has more students with 11,638 students while Samford University has 5,619 students.
  • UTC has more full-time faculties with 478 faculties while Samford University has 361 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Samford University and The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Samford UniversityUTC
Samford Universityvs.UTC
Birmingham, AlabamaLocationChattanooga, Tennessee
Private (not-for-profit), 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
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$34,198Tuition & Fees
In-State$9,656
Out-Of-State$25,774
92% ($15,760)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($7,759)
$15,760Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,759
83.19 %Acceptance Rates82.79 %
27.05 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.84 %
1,160SAT Score1,130
26ACT Score24
76 %Graduation Rate48 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate73 %
5,619Student Population11,638
361Number of Faculties478
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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