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.
  • UTK has more expensive tuition & fees ($31,664) than LSU ($28,635).
  • It is harder to admit to LSU than UTK.
  • UTK has a higher submitted SAT score (1,255) than LSU (1,225).
  • UTK has higher submitted ACT score (28) than LSU (26).
  • LSU has more students with 34,285 students while UTK has 30,559 students.
  • UTK has more full-time faculties with 1,665 faculties while LSU has 1,342 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - The University of Tennessee-Knoxville and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.
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UTKvs.LSU
Knoxville, TennesseeLocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
In-State$13,244
Out-Of-State$31,664
Tuition & Fees
In-State$11,958
Out-Of-State$28,635
81% ($10,716)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($12,044)
$10,716Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,044
76.97 %Acceptance Rates73.92 %
33.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.15 %
1,255SAT Score1,225
28ACT Score26
72 %Graduation Rate69 %
18 %Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate86 %
30,559Student Population34,285
1,665Number of Faculties1,342
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio22 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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

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