The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Vanderbilt University is a private (not-for-profit) and TAMU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,966) than TAMU ($40,134).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than TAMU.
  • Vanderbilt University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,525) than TAMU (1,260).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than TAMU (28).
  • TAMU has more students with 70,418 students while Vanderbilt University has 13,537 students.
  • TAMU has more full-time faculties with 3,299 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,249 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Vanderbilt University and Texas A & M University-College Station.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Vanderbilt UniversityTAMU
Vanderbilt Universityvs.TAMU
Nashville, TennesseeLocationCollege Station, Texas
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School 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)
$56,966Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,239
Out-Of-State$40,134
65% ($44,675)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($9,793)
$44,675Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,793
10.85 %Acceptance Rates70.54 %
47.06 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)45.00 %
1,525SAT Score1,260
35ACT Score28
93 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
96 %Retention Rate94 %
13,537Student Population70,418
1,249Number of Faculties3,299
8 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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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