Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA
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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main CampusAtlanta, GA
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Public, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
School TypePublic, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$14,174 Virginia Residents
$33,857 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$12,852 Georgia Residents
$33,964 Out-of-State
expensive$16,522 Virginia Residents
$31,443 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitioncheaper$16,764 Georgia Residents
$31,334 Out-of-State
Less$8,345Average Financial Aid AmountMore$11,108
Lower1,310 SAT
29 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,405 SAT
32 ACT
Easier56%Acceptance RateTighter16%
(Enrollment Rate)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Admission Test Scores
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Smaller37,024Total EnrollmentLarger39,771
Larger30,020Undergraduate Student PopulationSmaller16,561
Smaller7,004Graduate Student PopulationLarger23,210
Smaller11,136Online Student PopulationLarger14,332
Completion & Outcomes
Lower86%Graduate RateHigher91%
-Transfer-out Rate6%
Lower93%Retention RateHigher97%
Special Learning Opportunity
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 9,471)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 10,070)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,140)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,840)
Less Students per Faculty14 to 1Student to Faculty RatioMore Students per Faculty19 to 1
2,341Number of faculties1,401
Lower$104,033Average Faculty SalaryHigher$123,824
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.