The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UC Berkeley is a public and Stanford University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Stanford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,169) than UC Berkeley ($43,980).
  • It is harder to admit to Stanford University than UC Berkeley.
  • UC Berkeley has more students with 45,036 students while Stanford University has 17,680 students.
  • Stanford University has more full-time faculties with 3,724 faculties while UC Berkeley has 1,847 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Berkeley and Stanford University.
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UC BerkeleyStanford University
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UC Berkeleyvs.Stanford University
Berkeley, CaliforniaLocationStanford, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$14,226
Out-Of-State$43,980
Tuition & Fees$56,169
57% ($21,056)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($50,762)
$21,056Average Amount of Financial Aid$50,762
17.11 %Acceptance Rates4.73 %
43.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)81.53 %
-SAT Score1,520
-ACT Score35
93 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate1 %
96 %Retention Rate98 %
45,036Student Population17,680
1,847Number of Faculties3,724
20 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio5 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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