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.
  • Pitt has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,394) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Pitt than Virginia Tech.
  • Pitt has a higher submitted SAT score (1,360) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Pitt has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,279 students while Pitt has 33,230 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,261 faculties while Virginia Tech has 2,109 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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Pittvs.Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationBlacksburg, 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$20,362
Out-Of-State$35,394
Tuition & Fees
In-State$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
57% ($11,907)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)55% ($9,248)
$11,907Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,248
59.71 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
24.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,360SAT Score1,310
31ACT Score29
84 %Graduation Rate87 %
12 %Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate92 %
33,230Student Population37,279
4,261Number of Faculties2,109
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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