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  • ND is a Private (not-for-profit) and Virginia Tech is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • ND has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,391) than Virginia Tech ($31,908).
  • It is harder to admit to ND than Virginia Tech.
  • ND has higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,440 students while ND has 12,467 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 1,806 faculties while ND has 1,188 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Notre Dame and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
NDvs.Virginia Tech
Notre Dame, IndianaLocationBlacksburg, 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)
$53,391Tuition & Fees
5,226 (60.94%)Number Receiving Financial Aid13,699 (50.38%)
$37,676Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
18.92 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
55.40 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,475SAT Score1,285
-ACT Score84
95 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
98 %Retention Rate93 %
12,467Student Population34,440
1,188Number of Faculties1,806
10 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services