The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Virginia Tech is a public and Duke University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duke University has more expensive tuition & fees ($62,688) than Virginia Tech ($34,838).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Virginia Tech.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than Virginia Tech (1,330).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Virginia Tech (30).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 38,170 students while Duke University has 18,023 students.
  • Duke University has a lower number of students per faculty with 6 to 1 while Virginia Tech's ratio is 17 to 1.
  • Duke University has more full-time faculties with 4,074 faculties while Virginia Tech has 2,109 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Duke University.
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Virginia TechDuke University
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Virginia Techvs.Duke University
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationDurham, North Carolina
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 (very high research activity)
In-State$14,586
Out-Of-State$34,838
2023 Tuition & Fees$62,688
55%% Receiving Financial Aid54%
$9,248Average Amount of Financial Aid$46,726
57.00 %Acceptance Rates6.00 %
28.00 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)55.01 %
1,330SAT Score1,550
30ACT Score35
87 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate98 %
38,170Student Population18,023
2,109Number of Faculties4,074
17 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio6 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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