Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Pitt has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,746) than Virginia Tech ($32,835).
  • It is harder to admit to Pitt than Virginia Tech.
  • Pitt has higher submitted SAT score (1,350) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • Pitt has higher submitted ACT score (90) than Virginia Tech (84).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,683 students while Pitt has 28,673 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,210 faculties while Virginia Tech has 1,938 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Pittvs.Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
Public, 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)
In-State$19,718
Out-Of-State$33,746
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,691
Out-Of-State$32,835
55 (0.28%)Number Receiving Financial Aid50 (0.18%)
$11,172Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
59.71 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
24.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,350SAT Score1,285
90ACT Score84
83 %Graduation Rate84 %
13 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate93 %
28,673Student Population34,683
4,210Number of Faculties1,938
14 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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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