The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • University of Connecticut is a public and SMU is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,236) than University of Connecticut ($41,192).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Connecticut than SMU.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than University of Connecticut (1,330).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (30) than University of Connecticut (30).
  • University of Connecticut has more students with 27,215 students while SMU has 12,373 students.
  • University of Connecticut has more full-time faculties with 2,089 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Connecticut and Southern Methodist University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of ConnecticutSMU
University of Connecticutvs.SMU
Storrs, ConnecticutLocationDallas, Texas
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 (high research activity)
In-State$18,524
Out-Of-State$41,192
Tuition & Fees$60,236
65% ($13,883)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($34,874)
$13,883Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,874
47.84 %Acceptance Rates48.77 %
22.51 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.23 %
1,330SAT Score1,425
30ACT Score33
83 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate14 %
93 %Retention Rate90 %
27,215Student Population12,373
2,089Number of Faculties767
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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