The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • The University of Alabama is a Public and Vanderbilt University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($54,158) than The University of Alabama ($31,090).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than The University of Alabama.
  • Vanderbilt University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,210) than The University of Alabama (1,210).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (27) than The University of Alabama (27).
  • The University of Alabama has more students with 38,390 students while Vanderbilt University has 12,824 students.
  • The University of Alabama has more full-time faculties with 1,484 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,303 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Alabama and Vanderbilt University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
The University of AlabamaVanderbilt University
The University of Alabamavs.Vanderbilt University
Tuscaloosa, AlabamaLocationNashville, Tennessee
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,620
Out-Of-State$31,090
Tuition & Fees$54,158
58% ($14,968)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)67% ($41,444)
$14,968Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,444
53.30 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
36.45 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,210SAT Score1,510
27ACT Score34
71 %Graduation Rate93 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate-
88 %Retention Rate97 %
38,390Student Population12,824
1,484Number of Faculties1,303
22 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio7 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, 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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