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 4 or more years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,776) than VCU ($36,048).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than VCU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,155) than VCU (1,155).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 29,070 students while Fordham University has 16,364 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
VCUFordham University
VCUvs.Fordham University
Richmond, VirginiaLocationBronx, New York
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 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 (high research activity)
In-State$14,710
Out-Of-State$36,048
Tuition & Fees$55,776
59% ($11,276)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($30,115)
$11,276Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,115
83.90 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,155SAT Score1,320
25ACT Score30
66 %Graduation Rate83 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
83 %Retention Rate89 %
29,070Student Population16,364
2,183Number of Faculties747
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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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