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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 ($51,354) than UC Berkeley ($43,176).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UC Berkeley.
  • Stanford University has higher submitted SAT score (1,495) than UC Berkeley (1,425).
  • Stanford University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than UC Berkeley (97).
  • UC Berkeley has more students with 41,891 students while Stanford University has 17,534 students.
  • UC Berkeley has more full-time faculties with 1,650 faculties while Stanford University has 1,603 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)
$51,354Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,184
Out-Of-State$43,176
4,195 (59.39%)Number Receiving Financial Aid17,348 (56.74%)
$47,106Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,993
4.73 %Acceptance Rates17.11 %
81.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.84 %
1,495SAT Score1,425
101ACT Score97
94 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate97 %
17,534Student Population41,891
1,603Number of Faculties1,650
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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