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 Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Virginia Tech.
  • UVA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,440) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • UVA has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while UVA has 25,628 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 faculties while Virginia Tech has 2,109 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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UVAvs.Virginia Tech
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
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$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
48% ($20,125)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)57% ($8,345)
$20,125Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
27.35 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,440SAT Score1,310
34ACT Score29
94 %Graduation Rate87 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate93 %
25,628Student Population37,024
2,484Number of Faculties2,109
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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