The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • Clemson University has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,550) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Clemson University than Virginia Tech.
  • Clemson University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Clemson University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Clemson University has 26,406 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while Clemson University has 1,360 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Clemson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechClemson University
Virginia Techvs.Clemson University
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationClemson, South Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
Tuition & Fees
In-State$15,558
Out-Of-State$38,550
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($9,287)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,287
70.06 %Acceptance Rates47.18 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.48 %
1,310SAT Score1,320
29ACT Score30
86 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate12 %
93 %Retention Rate94 %
37,024Student Population26,406
2,109Number of Faculties1,360
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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