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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UVA has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,843) than Virginia Tech ($32,893).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Virginia Tech.
  • UVA has a 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.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Virginia-Main Campus and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UVAVirginia Tech
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$18,960
Out-Of-State$52,843
Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,749
Out-Of-State$32,893
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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