univstats

Virginia Tech vs. SMU

Request Information
Compare in Detail
change school Virginia Tech
vs.
SMU
change school
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA
Request Info
Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX
Request Info
Rankings*
Public, four-years
Research University (very high research activity)
School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), four-years
Research University (high research activity)
Offered Degrees
Associate, Bachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)Offered DegreeBachelor's, Post-BS Certificate, Master's, Post-MS Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Tuition & Fees
cheaper$14,174 Virginia Residents
$33,857 Out-of-State
Undergraduate Tuitionexpensive$60,236
cheaper$16,522 Virginia Residents
$31,443 Out-of-State
Graduate Tuitionexpensive$35,802
Less$8,345Average Financial Aid AmountMore$34,874
Admission
Lower1,310 SAT
29 ACT
Test ScoresHigher1,425 SAT
33 ACT
Easier56%Acceptance RateTighter53%
Favorable28%Yield
(Enrollment Rate)
Lower19%
High School GPA
High School Record (or Transcript)
TOEFL
Application Requirements
(Required or Recommended to submit)
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Recommendations
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
TOEFL
Dual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Accepted CreditsDual Credits
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for Military Training
Enrollment
Larger37,024Total EnrollmentSmaller12,373
Larger30,020Undergraduate Student PopulationSmaller6,827
Larger7,004Graduate Student PopulationSmaller5,546
Larger11,136Online Student PopulationSmaller3,213
Completion & Outcomes
Higher86%Graduate RateLower81%
-Transfer-out Rate14%
Higher93%Retention RateLower90%
Special Learning Opportunity
ROTC
Study Abroad
Teacher Certificate
Special learning OpportunityROTC
Study Abroad
Evening/Weekend College
Teacher Certificate
✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 9,471)Campus Housing✔ (Dormitory Capacity: 3,392)
✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $4,140)Board/Meal Plan✔ (Typical Annual Charge: $6,020)
Faculties
More Students per Faculty14 to 1Student to Faculty RatioLess Students per Faculty11 to 1
2,341Number of faculties1,146
Lower$104,033Average Faculty SalaryHigher$120,332
*Ranking data is from College Evaluator.