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 Miami is a private (not-for-profit) and Virginia Tech is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • University of Miami has more expensive tuition & fees ($54,760) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Miami than Virginia Tech.
  • University of Miami has a higher submitted SAT score (1,380) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • University of Miami has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while University of Miami has 17,809 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while University of Miami has 1,451 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Miami and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
University of MiamiVirginia Tech
University of Miamivs.Virginia Tech
Coral Gables, FloridaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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)
$54,760Tuition & Fees
66% ($34,806)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,345)
$34,806Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
35.70 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
20.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,380SAT Score1,310
32ACT Score29
83 %Graduation Rate86 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate93 %
17,809Student Population37,024
1,451Number of Faculties2,109
12 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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