The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • VCU is a public and Duquesne University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duquesne University has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,526) than VCU ($36,366).
  • It is harder to admit to Duquesne University than VCU.
  • Duquesne University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,185) than VCU (1,185).
  • Duquesne University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 28,594 students while Duquesne University has 8,300 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and Duquesne University.
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VCUvs.Duquesne University
Richmond, VirginiaLocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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 (high research activity)
In-State$15,028
Out-Of-State$36,366
Tuition & Fees$43,526
67% ($11,909)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)98% ($22,440)
$11,909Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,440
83.90 %Acceptance Rates71.70 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.70 %
1,185SAT Score1,225
25ACT Score27
68 %Graduation Rate78 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate-
84 %Retention Rate84 %
28,594Student Population8,300
2,183Number of Faculties478
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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
Remedial Service, 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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