The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UNC has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,891) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to UNC than Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech has a higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than UNC (1,260).
  • Virginia Tech has higher submitted ACT score (25) than UNC (25).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while UNC has 30,092 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while UNC has 1,910 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UNCVirginia Tech
UNCvs.Virginia Tech
Chapel Hill, North CarolinaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
four-years, publicSchool 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)
In-State$9,028
Out-Of-State$36,891
Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
53% ($15,936)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,345)
$15,936Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
24.40 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
45.03 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,260SAT Score1,310
25ACT Score29
91 %Graduation Rate86 %
5 %Transfer-out Rate-
95 %Retention Rate93 %
30,092Student Population37,024
1,910Number of Faculties2,109
13 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
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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