The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($52,092) than Mercer University ($37,808).
  • It is harder to admit to Furman University than Mercer University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,330) than Mercer University (1,255).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (30) than Mercer University (28).
  • Mercer University has more students with 8,740 students while Furman University has 2,947 students.
  • Mercer University has more full-time faculties with 432 faculties while Furman University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Furman University and Mercer University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Furman UniversityMercer University
Furman Universityvs.Mercer University
Greenville, South CarolinaLocationMacon, Georgia
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$52,092Tuition & Fees$37,808
96% ($32,813)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)91% ($22,228)
$32,813Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,228
61.18 %Acceptance Rates73.26 %
22.94 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)25.58 %
1,330SAT Score1,255
30ACT Score28
83 %Graduation Rate66 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate28 %
88 %Retention Rate89 %
2,947Student Population8,740
272Number of Faculties432
10 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
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 servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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