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  • GMU is a Public and Saint Joseph's University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($46,550) than GMU ($36,024).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Joseph's University than GMU.
  • GMU has higher submitted SAT score (1,220) than Saint Joseph's University (1,205).
  • GMU has higher submitted ACT score (78) than Saint Joseph's University (75).
  • GMU has more students with 37,316 students while Saint Joseph's University has 7,589 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,345 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 297 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - George Mason University and Saint Joseph's University.
GMUvs.Saint Joseph's University
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$12,564
Out-Of-State$36,024
Tuition & Fees$46,550
50 (0.19%)Number Receiving Financial Aid94 (1.92%)
$7,175Average Amount of Financial Aid$22,199
81.32 %Acceptance Rates77.18 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.54 %
1,220SAT Score1,205
78ACT Score75
70 %Graduation Rate80 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate11 %
87 %Retention Rate89 %
37,316Student Population7,589
1,345Number of Faculties297
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 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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