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.
  • UC Berkeley has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,980) than UW ($39,906).
  • It is harder to admit to UC Berkeley than UW.
  • UW has more students with 48,149 students while UC Berkeley has 42,327 students.
  • UW has more full-time faculties with 4,720 faculties while UC Berkeley has 1,847 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Berkeley and University of Washington-Seattle Campus.
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UC Berkeleyvs.UW
Berkeley, CaliforniaLocationSeattle, Washington
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)
Tuition & Fees
59% ($19,359)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($14,519)
$19,359Average Amount of Financial Aid$14,519
17.11 %Acceptance Rates46.42 %
43.84 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.61 %
-SAT Score-
-ACT Score-
93 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
96 %Retention Rate93 %
42,327Student Population48,149
1,847Number of Faculties4,720
19 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study AbroadSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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