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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • GWU has more expensive tuition & fees ($59,870) than Duquesne University ($43,526).
  • It is harder to admit to GWU than Duquesne University.
  • GWU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,195) than Duquesne University (1,195).
  • GWU has higher submitted ACT score (26) than Duquesne University (26).
  • GWU has more students with 27,017 students while Duquesne University has 8,830 students.
  • GWU has more full-time faculties with 1,255 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Duquesne University and George Washington University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Duquesne UniversityGWU
Duquesne Universityvs.GWU
Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaLocationWashington, District of Columbia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
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$59,870
97% ($22,575)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)65% ($30,529)
$22,575Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,529
71.70 %Acceptance Rates40.98 %
29.70 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)23.60 %
1,195SAT Score1,360
26ACT Score32
79 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate88 %
8,830Student Population27,017
478Number of Faculties1,255
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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

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