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 UCF is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,236) than UCF ($22,467).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than UCF.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,425) than UCF (1,260).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (33) than UCF (28).
  • UCF has more students with 70,310 students while SMU has 12,385 students.
  • UCF has more full-time faculties with 1,577 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Methodist University and University of Central Florida.
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Dallas, TexasLocationOrlando, Florida
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
72% ($35,000)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)72% ($7,747)
$35,000Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,747
48.77 %Acceptance Rates49.90 %
22.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)36.57 %
1,425SAT Score1,260
33ACT Score28
82 %Graduation Rate75 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate12 %
91 %Retention Rate92 %
12,385Student Population70,310
767Number of Faculties1,577
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio30 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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