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 UTK ($31,664).
  • It is harder to admit to Virginia Tech than UTK.
  • Virginia Tech has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than UTK (1,255).
  • Virginia Tech has higher submitted ACT score (29) than UTK (28).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while UTK has 30,559 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while UTK has 1,665 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and The University of Tennessee-Knoxville.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechUTK
Virginia Techvs.UTK
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationKnoxville, Tennessee
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$13,244
Out-Of-State$31,664
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)76% ($10,035)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,035
70.06 %Acceptance Rates76.97 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)33.70 %
1,310SAT Score1,255
29ACT Score28
86 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate18 %
93 %Retention Rate89 %
37,024Student Population30,559
2,109Number of Faculties1,665
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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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