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 University of Miami is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • University of Miami has more expensive tuition & fees ($54,760) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to University of Miami than Virginia Tech.
  • University of Miami has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • University of Miami has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while University of Miami has 17,809 students.
  • Virginia Tech has more full-time faculties with 2,109 faculties while University of Miami has 1,451 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and University of Miami.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechUniversity of Miami
Virginia Techvs.University of Miami
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationCoral Gables, Florida
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$54,760
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)66% ($34,806)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$34,806
70.06 %Acceptance Rates35.70 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.22 %
1,310SAT Score1,380
29ACT Score32
86 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
93 %Retention Rate91 %
37,024Student Population17,809
2,109Number of Faculties1,451
14 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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