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 Saint Joseph's University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Saint Joseph's University has more expensive tuition & fees ($47,940) than GMU ($36,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Saint Joseph's University than GMU.
  • GMU has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than Saint Joseph's University (1,215).
  • Both GMU and Saint Joseph's University have the same submitted ACT scores (28).
  • GMU has more students with 38,541 students while Saint Joseph's University has 6,779 students.
  • GMU has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Saint Joseph's University has 268 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - George Mason University and Saint Joseph's University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
GMUSaint Joseph's University
GMUvs.Saint Joseph's University
Fairfax, VirginiaLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
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)
Tuition & Fees$47,940
59% ($7,838)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)93% ($25,084)
$7,838Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,084
81.32 %Acceptance Rates77.18 %
22.59 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)15.54 %
1,245SAT Score1,215
28ACT Score28
72 %Graduation Rate81 %
15 %Transfer-out Rate10 %
86 %Retention Rate89 %
38,541Student Population6,779
1,399Number of Faculties268
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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