The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • UVA is a public and Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,244) than UVA ($53,626).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UVA.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than UVA (1,440).
  • Both UVA and Duke University have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • UVA has more students with 25,628 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while UVA has 2,484 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Duke University.
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UVAvs.Duke University
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationDurham, North Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
Tuition & Fees$60,244
48% ($20,125)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$20,125Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
27.35 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,440SAT Score1,513
34ACT Score34
94 %Graduation Rate96 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate97 %
25,628Student Population16,172
2,484Number of Faculties4,074
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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