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 ($53,626) than Virginia Tech ($33,857).
  • 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 37,024 students while UVA has 25,628 students.
  • 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.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Virginia TechUVA
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)
In-State$14,174
Out-Of-State$33,857
Tuition & Fees
In-State$19,244
Out-Of-State$53,626
57% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)48% ($20,125)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$20,125
70.06 %Acceptance Rates27.35 %
35.58 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)37.66 %
1,310SAT Score1,440
29ACT Score34
86 %Graduation Rate94 %
-Transfer-out Rate3 %
93 %Retention Rate97 %
37,024Student Population25,628
2,109Number of Faculties2,484
14 to 1Student 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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