The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • SMU is a Private (not-for-profit) and Rutgers is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,540) than Rutgers ($31,785).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than Rutgers.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,390) than Rutgers (1,320).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Rutgers (29).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,254 students while SMU has 11,649 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,361 faculties while SMU has 763 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Methodist University and Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
SMURutgers
SMUvs.Rutgers
Dallas, TexasLocationNew Brunswick, New Jersey
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
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$58,540Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,003
Out-Of-State$31,785
70% ($31,071)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($12,159)
$31,071Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,159
48.77 %Acceptance Rates57.80 %
22.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.25 %
1,390SAT Score1,320
31ACT Score29
81 %Graduation Rate84 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate8 %
91 %Retention Rate93 %
11,649Student Population50,254
763Number of Faculties3,361
11 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, Weekend/Evening College, 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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