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 4 or more 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.
  • Stanford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,420) than UC Berkeley (1,420).
  • Both UC Berkeley and Stanford University have the same submitted ACT scores (33).
  • UC Berkeley has more students with 42,327 students while Stanford University has 15,953 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UC BerkeleyStanford University
UC Berkeleyvs.Stanford University
Berkeley, CaliforniaLocationStanford, California
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 (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$56,169
59% ($19,359)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)61% ($53,346)
$19,359Average Amount of Financial Aid$53,346
17.11 %Acceptance Rates4.73 %
43.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)81.53 %
1,420SAT Score1,495
33ACT Score33
92 %Graduation Rate95 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
96 %Retention Rate86 %
42,327Student Population15,953
1,847Number of Faculties3,724
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio4 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial 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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