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 Saint Joseph's University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than VCU ($36,366).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Joseph's University than VCU.
  • Saint Joseph's University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,185) than VCU (1,185).
  • Saint Joseph's University has higher submitted ACT score (25) than VCU (25).
  • VCU has more students with 28,594 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,464 students.
  • VCU has more full-time faculties with 2,183 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Commonwealth University and Saint Joseph's University.
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VCUvs.Saint Joseph's University
Richmond, VirginiaLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$15,028
Out-Of-State$36,366
Tuition & Fees$47,940
67% ($11,909)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)94% ($26,602)
$11,909Average Amount of Financial Aid$26,602
83.90 %Acceptance Rates77.18 %
32.28 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.54 %
1,185SAT Score1,215
25ACT Score28
68 %Graduation Rate83 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
84 %Retention Rate89 %
28,594Student Population6,464
2,183Number of Faculties268
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio10 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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