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 Memphis 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 Memphis ($14,088).
  • It is harder to admit to SMU than University of Memphis.
  • University of Memphis has more students with 22,205 students while SMU has 12,373 students.
  • University of Memphis has more full-time faculties with 886 faculties while SMU has 767 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Memphis and Southern Methodist University.
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University of Memphisvs.SMU
Memphis, TennesseeLocationDallas, 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$10,056
Out-Of-State$14,088
Tuition & Fees$60,236
89% ($7,591)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)71% ($34,874)
$7,591Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,874
84.82 %Acceptance Rates48.77 %
22.90 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.23 %
-SAT Score1,425
-ACT Score33
54 %Graduation Rate82 %
14 %Transfer-out Rate12 %
80 %Retention Rate90 %
22,205Student Population12,373
886Number of Faculties767
16 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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