The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Stanford University is a private (not-for-profit) and UC Berkeley is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Stanford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,169) than UC Berkeley ($43,980).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UC Berkeley.
  • UC Berkeley has more students with 42,327 students while Stanford University has 15,953 students.
  • Stanford University has more full-time faculties with 3,724 faculties while UC Berkeley has 1,847 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Stanford University and University of California-Berkeley.
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Stanford Universityvs.UC Berkeley
Stanford, CaliforniaLocationBerkeley, California
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$56,169Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,226
Out-Of-State$43,980
65% ($50,762)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($21,056)
$50,762Average Amount of Financial Aid$21,056
4.73 %Acceptance Rates17.11 %
81.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.84 %
1,520SAT Score-
35ACT Score-
96 %Graduation Rate93 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate96 %
15,953Student Population42,327
3,724Number of Faculties1,847
4 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad
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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