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 four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($58,467) than GMU ($38,983).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than GMU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,390) than GMU (1,245).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (32) than GMU (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,628 students while Fordham University has 16,986 students.
  • Fordham University has a lower number of students per faculty with 14 to 1 while GMU's ratio is 16 to 1.
  • 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.
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Fordham Universityvs.GMU
Bronx, New YorkLocationFairfax, Virginia
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Public
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)
$58,4672023 Tuition & Fees
84%% Receiving Financial Aid57%
$31,960Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,675
58.30 %Acceptance Rates91.30 %
10.67 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)21.27 %
1,390SAT Score1,245
32ACT Score28
83 %Graduation Rate70 %
10 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
88 %Retention Rate84 %
16,986Student Population38,628
747Number of Faculties1,399
14 to 1Students to Faculty Ratio16 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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