The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • GMU is a public and Duquesne University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Duquesne University has more expensive tuition & fees ($43,526) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Duquesne University than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than Duquesne University (1,225).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Duquesne University (27).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Duquesne University has 8,830 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Duquesne University has 478 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Mason University and Duquesne University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GMUDuquesne University
GMUvs.Duquesne University
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$13,119
Out-Of-State$36,579
Tuition & Fees$43,526
59% ($7,838)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($22,575)
$7,838Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,575
81.32 %Acceptance Rates71.70 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)29.70 %
1,245SAT Score1,225
28ACT Score27
72 %Graduation Rate79 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate-
86 %Retention Rate86 %
38,541Student Population8,830
1,399Number of Faculties478
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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