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 4 or more years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,633) than UVA ($52,843).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than UVA.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,430) than UVA (1,430).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (32) than UVA (32).
  • UVA has more students with 24,639 students while Duke University has 16,606 students.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 3,958 faculties while UVA has 2,305 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Duke University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UVADuke University
UVAvs.Duke University
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationDurham, North Carolina
Public, 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
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees$57,633
43% ($19,211)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($45,457)
$19,211Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,457
27.35 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,430SAT Score1,525
32ACT Score34
95 %Graduation Rate95 %
3 %Transfer-out Rate3 %
97 %Retention Rate98 %
24,639Student Population16,606
2,305Number of Faculties3,958
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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