Next list compare two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information in full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UVA has more expensive tuition & fees ($51,482) than Virginia Tech ($32,835).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Virginia Tech.
  • UVA has higher submitted SAT score (1,430) than Virginia Tech (1,285).
  • UVA has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Virginia Tech (28).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 34,683 students while UVA has 24,639 students.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,305 faculties while Virginia Tech has 1,938 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
UVAvs.Virginia Tech
Charlottesville, VirginiaLocationBlacksburg, Virginia
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
In-State$17,935
Out-Of-State$51,482
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,691
Out-Of-State$32,835
43% ($19,211)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($8,630)
$19,211Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,630
27.35 %Acceptance Rates70.06 %
37.66 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)35.58 %
1,430SAT Score1,285
32ACT Score28
95 %Graduation Rate86 %
3 %Transfer-out Rate-
97 %Retention Rate93 %
24,639Student Population34,683
2,305Number of Faculties1,938
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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