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 UCLA is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Stanford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,416) than UCLA ($43,473).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UCLA.
  • UCLA has more students with 46,116 students while Stanford University has 17,680 students.
  • Stanford University has a lower number of students per faculty with 5 to 1 while UCLA's ratio is 18 to 1.
  • UCLA has more full-time faculties with 4,153 faculties while Stanford University has 3,724 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Stanford University and University of California-Los Angeles.
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Stanford Universityvs.UCLA
Stanford, CaliforniaLocationLos Angeles, 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)
$58,4162023 Tuition & Fees
65%% Receiving Financial Aid56%
$50,762Average Amount of Financial Aid$19,994
3.95 %Acceptance Rates10.77 %
80.23 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)43.81 %
1,520SAT Score-
35ACT Score-
96 %Graduation Rate92 %
1 %Transfer-out Rate4 %
98 %Retention Rate97 %
17,680Student Population46,116
3,724Number of Faculties4,153
5 to 1Students 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

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