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 Louisville is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,540) than University of Louisville ($28,508).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than University of Louisville.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,390) than University of Louisville (1,180).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (31) than University of Louisville (26).
  • University of Louisville has more students with 21,430 students while SMU has 11,649 students.
  • University of Louisville has more full-time faculties with 1,776 faculties while SMU has 763 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Southern Methodist University and University of Louisville.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
SMUUniversity of Louisville
SMUvs.University of Louisville
Dallas, TexasLocationLouisville, Kentucky
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$12,162
Out-Of-State$28,508
70% ($31,071)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($8,984)
$31,071Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,984
48.77 %Acceptance Rates75.30 %
22.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.80 %
1,390SAT Score1,180
31ACT Score26
81 %Graduation Rate59 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate80 %
11,649Student Population21,430
763Number of Faculties1,776
11 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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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