The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Duquesne University is a private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duquesne University has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,526) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Duquesne University than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,225) than Duquesne University (1,225).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (27) than Duquesne University (27).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Duquesne University has 8,830 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duquesne University and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duquesne UniversityGMU
Duquesne Universityvs.GMU
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationFairfax, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
$43,526Tuition & Fees
97% ($22,575)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$22,575Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
71.70 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
29.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,225SAT Score1,245
27ACT Score28
79 %Graduation Rate72 %
-Transfer-out Rate15 %
86 %Retention Rate86 %
8,830Student Population38,541
478Number of Faculties1,399
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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