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  • University of Louisville is a Public and SMU is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • SMU has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,560) than University of Louisville ($27,954).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than University of Louisville.
  • SMU has higher submitted SAT score (1,180) than University of Louisville (1,180).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (76) than University of Louisville (76).
  • University of Louisville has more students with 21,430 students while SMU has 11,649 students.
  • University of Louisville has more full-time faculties with 1,776 faculties while SMU has 763 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Louisville and Southern Methodist University.
University of Louisvillevs.SMU
Louisville, KentuckyLocationDallas, Texas
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 (high research activity)
In-State$11,928
Out-Of-State$27,954
Tuition & Fees$56,560
84 (0.54%)Number Receiving Financial Aid70 (1.08%)
$8,984Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,071
75.30 %Acceptance Rates48.77 %
33.80 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.23 %
1,180SAT Score1,370
76ACT Score90
57 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
80 %Retention Rate91 %
21,430Student Population11,649
1,776Number of Faculties763
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, 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