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 Fordham University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Fordham University has more expensive tuition & fees ($56,161) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Fordham University than GMU.
  • Fordham University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than GMU (1,245).
  • Fordham University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than GMU (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Fordham University has 16,364 students.
  • 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 - George Mason University and Fordham University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GMUFordham University
GMUvs.Fordham University
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationBronx, New York
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)
Tuition & Fees$56,161
59% ($7,838)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)82% ($30,115)
$7,838Average Amount of Financial Aid$30,115
81.32 %Acceptance Rates46.44 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)10.89 %
1,245SAT Score1,390
28ACT Score32
72 %Graduation Rate83 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
86 %Retention Rate89 %
38,541Student Population16,364
1,399Number of Faculties747
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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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