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 Fordham University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,776) than VCU ($36,366).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than VCU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,185) than VCU (1,185).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 28,594 students while Fordham University has 16,986 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while Fordham University has 747 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and Fordham University.
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VCUvs.Fordham University
Richmond, VirginiaLocationBronx, New York
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)
Tuition & Fees$55,776
67% ($11,909)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)84% ($31,960)
$11,909Average Amount of Financial Aid$31,960
83.90 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,185SAT Score1,390
25ACT Score32
68 %Graduation Rate83 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
84 %Retention Rate88 %
28,594Student Population16,986
2,183Number of Faculties747
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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