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 ($55,776) than GMU ($36,474).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than GMU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,345) than GMU (1,215).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than GMU (27).
  • GMU has more students with 37,316 students while Fordham University has 16,515 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,345 faculties while Fordham University has 742 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)
$55,776Tuition & Fees
In-State$13,014
Out-Of-State$36,474
81% ($27,610)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($7,175)
$27,610Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,175
46.44 %Acceptance Rates81.32 %
10.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.59 %
1,345SAT Score1,215
30ACT Score27
83 %Graduation Rate71 %
11 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
90 %Retention Rate87 %
16,515Student Population37,316
742Number of Faculties1,345
15 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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