The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Fordham University is a Private (not-for-profit) and GMU is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,161) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than GMU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,320) than GMU (1,200).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than GMU (27).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Fordham University has 16,364 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Fordham University has 747 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Fordham University and George Mason University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Fordham UniversityGMU
Fordham Universityvs.GMU
Bronx, New YorkLocationFairfax, Virginia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 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)
$56,161Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
82% ($30,115)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)59% ($7,838)
$30,115Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,838
46.44 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
10.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,320SAT Score1,200
30ACT Score27
83 %Graduation Rate72 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate15 %
89 %Retention Rate86 %
16,364Student Population38,541
747Number of Faculties1,399
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
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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