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 University of Connecticut is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,540) than University of Connecticut ($40,502).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Connecticut than SMU.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,390) than University of Connecticut (1,305).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (31) than University of Connecticut (29).
  • University of Connecticut has more students with 27,412 students while SMU has 11,649 students.
  • University of Connecticut has more full-time faculties with 1,947 faculties while SMU has 763 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Methodist University and University of Connecticut.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
SMUUniversity of Connecticut
SMUvs.University of Connecticut
Dallas, TexasLocationStorrs, Connecticut
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$17,834
Out-Of-State$40,502
70% ($31,071)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($12,613)
$31,071Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,613
48.77 %Acceptance Rates47.84 %
22.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.51 %
1,390SAT Score1,305
31ACT Score29
81 %Graduation Rate84 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate9 %
91 %Retention Rate93 %
11,649Student Population27,412
763Number of Faculties1,947
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, 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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