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.
  • UVA has more expensive tuition & fees ($55,914) than Virginia Tech ($34,838).
  • It is harder to admit to UVA than Virginia Tech.
  • UVA has a higher submitted SAT score (1,310) than Virginia Tech (1,310).
  • UVA has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Virginia Tech (29).
  • Virginia Tech has more students with 37,279 students while UVA has 26,005 students.
  • Virginia Tech has a lower number of students per faculty with 14 to 1 while UVA's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • UVA has more full-time faculties with 2,484 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 Virginia-Main Campus.
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Virginia Techvs.UVA
Blacksburg, VirginiaLocationCharlottesville, Virginia
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)
2023 Tuition & Fees
55%% Receiving Financial Aid50%
$9,248Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,676
56.47 %Acceptance Rates20.74 %
28.46 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)39.08 %
1,310SAT Score1,440
29ACT Score34
87 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate4 %
92 %Retention Rate97 %
37,279Student Population26,005
2,109Number of Faculties2,484
14 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio15 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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