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.
  • Virginia Tech has more expensive tuition & fees ($33,857) than FSU ($18,786).
  • It is harder to admit to FSU than Virginia Tech.
  • Virginia Tech has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than FSU (1,260).
  • Virginia Tech has higher submitted ACT score (29) than FSU (28).
  • FSU has more students with 43,569 students while Virginia Tech has 37,024 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while FSU has 1,631 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Florida State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechFSU
Virginia Techvs.FSU
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationTallahassee, Florida
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
Tuition & Fees
In-State$5,656
Out-Of-State$18,786
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($8,897)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,897
70.06 %Acceptance Rates49.19 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.53 %
1,310SAT Score1,260
29ACT Score28
86 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate5 %
93 %Retention Rate95 %
37,024Student Population43,569
2,109Number of Faculties1,631
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 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, On-campus daycare

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