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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • USD has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,864) than BYU ($5,970).
  • It is harder to admit to USD than BYU.
  • BYU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than USD (1,280).
  • Both USD and BYU have the same submitted ACT scores (29).
  • BYU has more students with 34,499 students while USD has 9,073 students.
  • BYU has more full-time faculties with 1,271 faculties while USD has 476 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of San Diego and Brigham Young University-Provo.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
USDBYU
USDvs.BYU
San Diego, CaliforniaLocationProvo, Utah
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$52,864Tuition & Fees$5,970
71% ($26,477)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)73% ($6,997)
$26,477Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,997
49.79 %Acceptance Rates52.40 %
16.49 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)80.74 %
1,280SAT Score1,315
29ACT Score29
81 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate88 %
9,073Student Population34,499
476Number of Faculties1,271
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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