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  • Stanford University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UC Berkeley is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Stanford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,529) than UC Berkeley ($44,007).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UC Berkeley.
  • Stanford University has higher submitted SAT score (1,505) than UC Berkeley (1,430).
  • Stanford University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than UC Berkeley (97).
  • UC Berkeley has more students with 42,501 students while Stanford University has 17,381 students.
  • Stanford University has more full-time faculties with 3,533 faculties while UC Berkeley has 1,754 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Stanford University and University of California-Berkeley.
Stanford Universityvs.UC Berkeley
Stanford, CaliforniaLocationBerkeley, California
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$53,529Tuition & Fees
59% ($47,106)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($18,993)
$47,106Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,993
4.73 %Acceptance Rates17.11 %
81.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.84 %
1,505SAT Score1,430
101ACT Score97
94 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
99 %Retention Rate97 %
17,381Student Population42,501
3,533Number of Faculties1,754
5 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 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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