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 NCSU ($29,916).
  • It is harder to admit to NCSU than Virginia Tech.
  • NCSU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • NCSU has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while NCSU has 36,042 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while NCSU has 1,842 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and North Carolina State University at Raleigh.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechNCSU
Virginia Techvs.NCSU
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationRaleigh, North Carolina
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$9,131
Out-Of-State$29,916
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($10,175)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,175
70.06 %Acceptance Rates51.36 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)34.62 %
1,310SAT Score1,355
29ACT Score30
86 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate94 %
37,024Student Population36,042
2,109Number of Faculties1,842
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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 ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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