The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UTC has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,774) than Western Carolina University ($8,285).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than UTC.
  • UTC has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than Western Carolina University (1,110).
  • UTC has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Western Carolina University (23).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 11,639 students while UTC has 11,638 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 498 faculties while UTC has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and Western Carolina University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UTCWestern Carolina University
UTCvs.Western Carolina University
Chattanooga, TennesseeLocationCullowhee, North Carolina
Public, 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
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$9,656
Out-Of-State$25,774
Tuition & Fees
In-State$4,285
Out-Of-State$8,285
73% ($7,759)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($6,218)
$7,759Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,218
82.79 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
35.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,130SAT Score1,110
24ACT Score23
48 %Graduation Rate62 %
-Transfer-out Rate29 %
73 %Retention Rate80 %
11,638Student Population11,639
478Number of Faculties498
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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