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 four-years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,236) than Rutgers ($33,005).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than Rutgers.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,425) than Rutgers (1,355).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Rutgers (30).
  • Rutgers has more students with 50,804 students while SMU has 12,385 students.
  • Rutgers has more full-time faculties with 3,456 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Methodist University and Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
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SMUvs.Rutgers
Dallas, TexasLocationNew Brunswick, New Jersey
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)
$60,236Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,804
Out-Of-State$33,005
72% ($35,000)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)63% ($10,510)
$35,000Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,510
48.77 %Acceptance Rates57.80 %
22.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)28.25 %
1,425SAT Score1,355
33ACT Score30
82 %Graduation Rate84 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate94 %
12,385Student Population50,804
767Number of Faculties3,456
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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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