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 Mercer University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Mercer University has more expensive tuition & fees ($28,995) than ETSU ($27,406).
  • It is harder to admit to Mercer University than ETSU.
  • Mercer University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,075) than ETSU (1,075).
  • Mercer University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than ETSU (24).
  • ETSU has more students with 14,317 students while Mercer University has 8,740 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 767 faculties while Mercer University has 432 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - East Tennessee State University and Mercer University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ETSUMercer University
ETSUvs.Mercer University
Johnson City, TennesseeLocationMacon, Georgia
Public, 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
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees$28,995
78% ($9,859)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($22,228)
$9,859Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,228
85.47 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
29.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,075SAT Score1,255
24ACT Score28
50 %Graduation Rate66 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate28 %
73 %Retention Rate89 %
14,317Student Population8,740
767Number of Faculties432
16 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, 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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