univstats

Big East Conference Comparison

Academic OverviewKey Fact

Institutional Characteristics

The Big East Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that competes in NCAA Division I in all sports except football, which is not sponsored. The conference has been officially recognized as a Division I multi-sport conference, effective on August 1, 2013. Its nucleus is composed of the "Catholic Seven" members of the Big East Conference (1979-2013): DePaul University, Georgetown University, Marquette University, Providence College, Seton Hall University, St. John's University, and Villanova University. In December 2012, these schools chose to split from the football playing schools in order to focus on basketball, and in March 2013 reached a settlement, whereby they formed a new conference that assumed the Big East name and logo. Butler University, Creighton University, and Xavier University also joined the conference on its July 1, 2013 launch date..
The following table compares the basic academic information between colleges in Big East Conference. By school type, all 10 Big East Conference are private. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Colleges In Big East Conference
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
Georgetown UniversityWashington, DCPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
DePaul UniversityChicago, ILPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Butler UniversityIndianapolis, INPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Creighton UniversityOmaha, NEPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Seton Hall UniversitySouth Orange, NJPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
St. John's University-New YorkQueens, NYPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Xavier UniversityCincinnati, OHPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Villanova UniversityVillanova, PAPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Providence CollegeProvidence, RIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeCertificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
Marquette UniversityMilwaukee, WIPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of colleges in Big East Conference is $42,795 for State residents and $48,606 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 65.50% and graduation rate is 79.50%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Colleges In Big East Conference
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
Georgetown University $59,957 12% 94% 11:119,371
DePaul University $42,012 69% 71% 17:121,922
Butler University $43,400 81% 82% 12:15,544
Creighton University $44,524 78% 82% 12:18,770
Seton Hall University $46,880 77% 72% 14:19,814
St. John's University-New York $46,050 85% 64% 16:120,143
Xavier University $42,460 84% 69% 11:17,061
Villanova University $59,020 25% 92% 11:111,032
Providence College $55,988 58% 85% 11:14,821
Marquette University $45,766 86% 84% 13:111,550
Average$42,795 / $48,60665.50%79.50%12.80:112,003