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 Nevada-Reno has more expensive tuition & fees ($24,348) than San Jose State ($19,732).
  • It is harder to admit to San Jose State than University of Nevada-Reno.
  • University of Nevada-Reno has a higher submitted SAT score (1,125) than San Jose State (1,125).
  • Both San Jose State and University of Nevada-Reno have the same submitted ACT scores (23).
  • San Jose State has more students with 36,208 students while University of Nevada-Reno has 20,722 students.
  • University of Nevada-Reno has more full-time faculties with 953 faculties while San Jose State has 884 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - San Jose State University and University of Nevada-Reno.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
San Jose StateUniversity of Nevada-Reno
San Jose Statevs.University of Nevada-Reno
San Jose, CaliforniaLocationReno, Nevada
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - otherHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$7,852
Out-Of-State$19,732
Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,695
Out-Of-State$24,348
60% ($8,729)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)74% ($6,872)
$8,729Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,872
66.88 %Acceptance Rates88.03 %
21.04 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)42.57 %
1,125SAT Score1,160
23ACT Score23
66 %Graduation Rate60 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate80 %
36,208Student Population20,722
884Number of Faculties953
25 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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