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.
  • UVA has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,626) than UMD ($38,636).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than UMD.
  • UVA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than UMD (1,420).
  • UVA has higher submitted ACT score (34) than UMD (32).
  • UMD has more students with 40,709 students while UVA has 25,628 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while UMD has 1,849 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and University of Maryland-College Park.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UVAUMD
UVAvs.UMD
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationCollege Park, Maryland
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$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,955
Out-Of-State$38,636
48% ($20,125)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)51% ($10,156)
$20,125Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,156
27.35 %Acceptance Rates44.50 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.53 %
1,440SAT Score1,420
34ACT Score32
94 %Graduation Rate87 %
3 %Transfer-out Rate8 %
97 %Retention Rate95 %
25,628Student Population40,709
2,484Number of Faculties1,849
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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