The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Furman University is a private (not-for-profit) and VMI is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Furman University has more expensive tuition & fees ($53,372) than VMI ($48,324).
  • It is harder to admit to VMI than Furman University.
  • Furman University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,331) than VMI (1,190).
  • Furman University has higher submitted ACT score (31) than VMI (25).
  • Furman University has more students with 2,567 students while VMI has 1,698 students.
  • Furman University has more full-time faculties with 260 faculties while VMI has 142 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Furman University and Virginia Military Institute.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Furman UniversityVMI
Furman Universityvs.VMI
Greenville, South CarolinaLocationLexington, Virginia
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Master's degreeHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$53,372Tuition & Fees
94% ($33,297)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)85% ($12,299)
$33,297Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,299
61.18 %Acceptance Rates53.14 %
22.94 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)48.96 %
1,331SAT Score1,190
31ACT Score25
81 %Graduation Rate85 %
17 %Transfer-out Rate12 %
81 %Retention Rate80 %
2,567Student Population1,698
260Number of Faculties142
9 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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