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  • Stanford University is a Private (not-for-profit) and UW is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Stanford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,354) than UW ($36,588).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UW.
  • Stanford University has higher submitted SAT score (1,495) than UW (1,340).
  • Stanford University has higher submitted ACT score (101) than UW (89).
  • UW has more students with 46,166 students while Stanford University has 17,534 students.
  • UW has more full-time faculties with 2,004 faculties while Stanford University has 1,603 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - Stanford University and University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
Stanford Universityvs.UW
Stanford, CaliforniaLocationSeattle, Washington
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
4,195 (59.39%)Number Receiving Financial Aid14,388 (45.92%)
$47,106Average Amount of Financial Aid$13,194
4.73 %Acceptance Rates46.42 %
81.53 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.61 %
1,495SAT Score1,340
101ACT Score89
94 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate94 %
17,534Student Population46,166
1,603Number of Faculties2,004
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare