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 Louisville 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 Louisville ($28,716).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than University of Louisville.
  • SMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,160) than University of Louisville (1,160).
  • SMU has higher submitted ACT score (24) than University of Louisville (24).
  • University of Louisville has more students with 22,211 students while SMU has 12,373 students.
  • University of Louisville has more full-time faculties with 1,070 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Louisville and Southern Methodist University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of LouisvilleSMU
University of Louisvillevs.SMU
Louisville, KentuckyLocationDallas, 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$12,370
Out-Of-State$28,716
Tuition & Fees$60,236
84% ($9,625)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($34,874)
$9,625Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,874
75.30 %Acceptance Rates48.77 %
33.80 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.23 %
1,160SAT Score1,425
24ACT Score33
60 %Graduation Rate81 %
-Transfer-out Rate14 %
81 %Retention Rate90 %
22,211Student Population12,373
1,070Number of Faculties767
19 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

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