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 four-years, public schools.
  • UTC has more expensive tuition & fees ($25,966) than Western Carolina University ($8,367).
  • It is harder to admit to Western Carolina University than UTC.
  • Western Carolina University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than UTC (1,130).
  • UTC has higher submitted ACT score (23) than Western Carolina University (22).
  • Western Carolina University has more students with 12,243 students while UTC has 11,728 students.
  • Western Carolina University has more full-time faculties with 544 faculties while UTC has 498 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga and Western Carolina University.
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UTCWestern Carolina University
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UTCvs.Western Carolina University
Chattanooga, TennesseeLocationCullowhee, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
Tuition & Fees
75% ($8,753)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)68% ($5,641)
$8,753Average Amount of Financial Aid$5,641
82.79 %Acceptance Rates38.84 %
35.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.53 %
1,130SAT Score1,145
23ACT Score22
54 %Graduation Rate61 %
-Transfer-out Rate27 %
77 %Retention Rate81 %
11,728Student Population12,243
498Number of Faculties544
18 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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