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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • Pitt has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,706) than Virginia Tech ($32,893).
  • It is harder to admit to Pitt than Virginia Tech.
  • Pitt has a higher submitted SAT score (1,350) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • Pitt has higher submitted ACT score (31) than Virginia Tech (28).
  • 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.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
PittVirginia Tech
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)
Tuition & Fees
55% ($11,172)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($8,630)
$11,172Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
59.71 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
24.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,350SAT Score1,285
31ACT Score28
83 %Graduation Rate86 %
12 %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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