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 South Carolina is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Vanderbilt University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,966) than South Carolina ($33,928).
  • It is harder to admit to Vanderbilt University than South Carolina.
  • Vanderbilt University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,525) than South Carolina (1,255).
  • Vanderbilt University has higher submitted ACT score (35) than South Carolina (29).
  • South Carolina has more students with 35,470 students while Vanderbilt University has 13,537 students.
  • South Carolina has more full-time faculties with 1,693 faculties while Vanderbilt University has 1,249 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Vanderbilt University and University of South Carolina-Columbia.
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Vanderbilt Universityvs.South Carolina
Nashville, TennesseeLocationColumbia, South Carolina
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$12,688
Out-Of-State$33,928
65% ($45,342)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($6,864)
$45,342Average Amount of Financial Aid$6,864
10.85 %Acceptance Rates72.31 %
47.06 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.25 %
1,525SAT Score1,255
35ACT Score29
93 %Graduation Rate78 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
96 %Retention Rate90 %
13,537Student Population35,470
1,249Number of Faculties1,693
8 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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