The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • ETSU is a public and Furman University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,372) than ETSU ($12,740).
  • It is harder to admit to Furman University than ETSU.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,055) than ETSU (1,055).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (23) than ETSU (23).
  • ETSU has more students with 13,713 students while Furman University has 2,567 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 773 faculties while Furman University has 260 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - East Tennessee State University and Furman University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ETSUFurman University
ETSUvs.Furman University
Johnson City, TennesseeLocationGreenville, South Carolina
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
Tuition & Fees$53,372
84% ($7,596)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)94% ($33,297)
$7,596Average Amount of Financial Aid$33,297
85.47 %Acceptance Rates61.18 %
29.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.94 %
1,055SAT Score1,331
23ACT Score31
50 %Graduation Rate81 %
24 %Transfer-out Rate17 %
78 %Retention Rate81 %
13,713Student Population2,567
773Number of Faculties260
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio9 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
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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