The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Elon University is a private (not-for-profit) and W & M is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • W & M has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,196) than Elon University ($42,241).
  • It is harder to admit to W & M than Elon University.
  • W & M has a higher submitted SAT score (1,260) than Elon University (1,260).
  • W & M has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Elon University (28).
  • W & M has more students with 9,654 students while Elon University has 7,123 students.
  • Elon University has a lower number of students per faculty with 11 to 1 while W & M's ratio is 12 to 1.
  • W & M has more full-time faculties with 694 faculties while Elon University has 447 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Elon University and William & Mary.
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Elon Universityvs.W & M
Elon, North CarolinaLocationWilliamsburg, Virginia
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Public
Doctor's degree - professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research / scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral / Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
$42,2412023 Tuition & Fees
64%% Receiving Financial Aid53%
$15,190Average Amount of Financial Aid$19,403
74.00 %Acceptance Rates33.00 %
13.00 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.01 %
1,260SAT Score1,460
28ACT Score33
83 %Graduation Rate91 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
88 %Retention Rate93 %
7,123Student Population9,654
447Number of Faculties694
11 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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