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 Samford University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Samford University has more expensive tuition & fees ($34,198) than ETSU ($27,406).
  • It is harder to admit to Samford University than ETSU.
  • Samford University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,075) than ETSU (1,075).
  • Samford University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than ETSU (24).
  • ETSU has more students with 14,317 students while Samford University has 5,619 students.
  • ETSU has more full-time faculties with 767 faculties while Samford University has 361 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - East Tennessee State University and Samford University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ETSUSamford University
ETSUvs.Samford University
Johnson City, TennesseeLocationBirmingham, Alabama
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 ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Tuition & Fees$34,198
78% ($9,859)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)92% ($15,760)
$9,859Average Amount of Financial Aid$15,760
85.47 %Acceptance Rates83.19 %
29.36 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.05 %
1,075SAT Score1,160
24ACT Score26
50 %Graduation Rate76 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate-
73 %Retention Rate90 %
14,317Student Population5,619
767Number of Faculties361
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 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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