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 ($60,244) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Duke University than Virginia Tech.
  • Duke University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Duke University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Duke University has 16,172 students.
  • 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechDuke University
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)
Tuition & Fees$60,244
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)58% ($48,351)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$48,351
70.06 %Acceptance Rates9.86 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)53.60 %
1,310SAT Score1,513
29ACT Score34
86 %Graduation Rate96 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate97 %
37,024Student Population16,172
2,109Number of Faculties4,074
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, 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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