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  • 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 ($52,070) than The University of Alabama ($30,250).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than The University of Alabama.
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted SAT score (1,210) than The University of Alabama (1,210).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (80) than The University of Alabama (80).
  • 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.
Next table compares the two rival schools - The University of Alabama and Vanderbilt 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$10,780
Out-Of-State$30,250
Tuition & Fees$52,070
58 (0.18%)Number Receiving Financial Aid67 (0.98%)
$14,968Average Amount of Financial Aid$41,444
53.30 %Acceptance Rates10.85 %
36.45 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)47.06 %
1,210SAT Score1,510
80ACT Score102
72 %Graduation Rate94 %
19 %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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