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.
  • Pitt has more expensive tuition & fees ($35,394) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • It is harder to admit to Pitt than Virginia Tech.
  • Pitt has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • Pitt has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,024 students while Pitt has 32,277 students.
  • Pitt has more full-time faculties with 4,261 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 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechPitt
Virginia Techvs.Pitt
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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$20,362
Out-Of-State$35,394
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)49% ($12,750)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,750
70.06 %Acceptance Rates59.71 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.32 %
1,310SAT Score1,360
29ACT Score31
86 %Graduation Rate84 %
-Transfer-out Rate13 %
93 %Retention Rate93 %
37,024Student Population32,277
2,109Number of Faculties4,261
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, 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

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