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  • University of Miami is a Private (not-for-profit) and Virginia Tech is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • University of Miami has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,930) than Virginia Tech ($32,835).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Miami than Virginia Tech.
  • University of Miami has higher submitted SAT score (1,340) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • University of Miami has higher submitted ACT score (89) than Virginia Tech (83).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,683 students while University of Miami has 17,331 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 1,938 faculties while University of Miami has 1,486 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Miami and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
University of Miamivs.Virginia Tech
Coral Gables, FloridaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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 (very high research activity)
$51,930Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,691
Out-Of-State$32,835
69 (0.62%)Number Receiving Financial Aid50 (0.18%)
$31,431Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
35.70 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
20.22 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,340SAT Score1,285
89ACT Score83
82 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate93 %
17,331Student Population34,683
1,486Number of Faculties1,938
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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